smoothhound shark

smoothhound

[smooth-hound]
noun
a smooth dogfish, especially Mustelus mustelus, inhabiting waters along the coast of Europe.
Also called smoothhound shark.


Origin:
1595–1605; smooth + hound1

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smoothhound

noun
smooth dogfish of European coastal waters 
smoothhound shark

noun
smooth dogfish of European coastal waters [syn: smoothhound
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