from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various large sharks of the genus Alopias, especially A. vulpinus of warm and temperate waters worldwide, having a tail with a long whiplike upper lobe with which it strikes the surface of the water.
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- noun Any of three species of sharks, in the
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- noun large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed
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