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tiger shark

noun
1.
a large shark, Galeocerdo cuvieri, inhabiting warm seas, noted for its voracious habits.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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tiger shark

noun
1.
a voracious omnivorous requiem shark, Galeocerdo cuvieri, chiefly of tropical waters, having a striped or spotted body
2.
any of certain other spotted sharks, such as Stegostoma tigrinum, of the Indian Ocean
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