requiem shark
noun Etymology: obsolete French requiem shark, alteration of French requin Date: 1900 any of a family (Carcharhinidae) of sharks (as the tiger shark) that includes some dangerous to humans

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  • Requiem shark — Requiem sharks Temporal range: Early Eocene–Recent[1] …   Wikipedia

  • requiem shark — n. [Fr requiem, altered by folk etym. (? in allusion to the danger of its attack) < requien, requin, shark, swindler < ?] any of a large family (Carcharhinidae, order Carcharhiniformes) of voracious, chiefly tropical, sharks …   English World dictionary

  • requiem shark — mažasis juodapelekis ryklys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Carcharhinus limbatus angl. black finned shark; blacktip shark; requiem shark; small blacktip shark; spot finned ground shark rus. малая… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • requiem shark — Panamos baltasnukis ryklys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Nasolamia velox angl. requiem shark; white nosed shark rus. панамская белоносая акула ryšiai: platesnis terminas – baltasnukiai rykliai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • requiem shark — /ˈreɪkwiəm ʃak/ (say rayweeuhm shahk) noun a large, ground shark of the family Carcharinidae, found mostly in tropical seas, as the tiger shark. {French requiem, obsolete variant of requin shark; influenced by requiem} …   Australian English dictionary

  • requiem shark — noun any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species • Hypernyms: ↑shark • Hyponyms: ↑bull shark, ↑cub shark, ↑Carcharhinus leucas, ↑sandbar shark, ↑Carcharhinus plumbeus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • requiem shark — req′uiem shark n. ich any of numerous, chiefly tropical sharks of the family Carcharhinidae, including the tiger shark and soupfin shark • Etymology: 1895–1900; by folk etym. < F requin shark …   From formal English to slang

  • requiem shark — any of numerous, chiefly tropical sharks of the family Carcharhinidae, including the tiger shark and soupfin shark. [1895 1900; by folk etym. from F requin shark (orig. uncert.; perh. from same source as Pg requeima, requeime local name for… …   Universalium

  • requiem shark — noun Any member of the taxonomic family Carcharhinidae within the order Carcharhiniformes …   Wiktionary

  • Requiem (disambiguation) — Requiem is the title of several pieces of music typically associated with the Requiem Mass, including:* Requiem (Mozart), by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart * Messa da Requiem , by Giuseppe Verdi * Requiem (Fauré), by Gabriel Fauré * Requiem (Berlioz),… …   Wikipedia

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