from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various sharks of the family Lamnidae, including the great white shark, mako, and porbeagle, having a pointed snout, a nearly symmetrical tail, and a reputation for aggressiveness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any shark of the order Lamniformes, having two dorsal fins an anal fin, five gill slits and eyes without nictitating membrane
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the porbeagle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of several kinds of sharks, as Isurus dekayi, or the porbeagle, Lamna cornubica.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks
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