from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of sharks whence some of the names of selachians are derived.


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  • Those among them which have the uterus low down lay an imperfect egg for the reason previously given,’ but the so-called ‘selache’ or cartilaginous fishes produce a perfect egg within themselves but are externally viviparous except one which they call the

    On the Generation of Animals


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