cestraciont

Cestraciont

Ces*tra"ci*ont\, n. [Gr. ? a kind of fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A shark of the genus Cestracion, and of related genera. The posterior teeth form a pavement of bony plates for crushing shellfish. Most of the species are extinct. The Port Jackson shark and a similar one found in California are living examples.
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Cestraciont

Ces*tra"ci*ont\, a. (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to, or characteristic of, the genus Cestracion.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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