blue shark
noun Date: circa 1672 a chiefly pelagic shark (Prionace glauca) found in all tropical and temperate seas that occasionally attacks humans

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  • blue shark — blue′ shark′ n. ich a slender shark, Prionace glauca, that is deep blue above and pure white below • Etymology: 1665–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • Blue shark — Taxobox name = Blue shark fossil range = Fossil range|5|0 Pliocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry) journal = Bulletins of… …   Wikipedia

  • blue shark — noun slender cosmopolitan, pelagic shark; blue body shades to white belly; dangerous especially during maritime disasters • Syn: ↑great blue shark, ↑Prionace glauca • Hypernyms: ↑requiem shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Prionace, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue shark — a slender, pelagic shark, Prionace glauca, that is indigo blue above, shading to white below. Also called great blue shark. [1665 75] * * * ▪ fish also called  great blue shark        (Prionace glauca), abundant shark of the family Carcharhinidae …   Universalium

  • blue shark — melsvasis ryklys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Prionace glauca angl. blue dog; blue shark; blue whaler; great blue shark rus. большая голубая акула; мокой; синяя акула ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • blue shark — ganginis pilkasis ryklys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Glyphis gangeticus angl. blue shark; crocodile shark; Ganges shark rus. азиатская серая акула; гангская акула; индийская речная акула ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • blue shark — noun A long blue shark, resembling a great white shark but smaller …   Wiktionary

  • blue shark — /ˈblu ʃak / (say blooh shahk) noun a large, voracious shark, Prionace glauca, of most tropical and temperate seas …   Australian English dictionary

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  • great blue shark — noun slender cosmopolitan, pelagic shark; blue body shades to white belly; dangerous especially during maritime disasters • Syn: ↑blue shark, ↑Prionace glauca • Hypernyms: ↑requiem shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Prionace, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

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