Definition of Porbeagle

1. Noun. Voracious pointed-nose shark of northern Atlantic and Pacific.

Exact synonyms: Lamna Nasus
Generic synonyms: Mackerel Shark
Group relationships: Genus Lamna, Lamna



Definition of Porbeagle

1. n. A species of shark (Lamna cornubica), about eight feet long, having a pointed nose and a crescent-shaped tail; -- called also mackerel shark.

Definition of Porbeagle

1. Noun. A large pelagic predatory shark, ''Lamna nasus'', of the Atlantic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Porbeagle

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Literary usage of Porbeagle

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1. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1890)
"ON THE SPIRACLES OF THE porbeagle SHARK (LAMNA ... IN 1875 Professor Turner, in a paper "On the Presence of Spiracles in the porbeagle Shark (Lamna ..."

2. A History of the Fishes of the British Islands by Jonathan Couch (1868)
"Mr. Yarrell, also, in the first edition of his "History of British Fishes," has given it as different from the porbeagle; but in the second edition of that ..."

3. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of the by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"The porbeagle-SHARK, another Cornish species, is of thicker build than the last, and swims with far less graceful movements. It is a deep brown colour above ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1893)
"... or porbeagle Shark." By G. CARRINGTON PURVIS, Esq., MD 2. "On the Biological Examination of Water and Milk. ..."

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