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wobbegong

Line breaks: wobbe|gong
Pronunciation: /ˈwɒbɪɡɒŋ/

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(also wobbegon)

Definition of wobbegong in English:

noun

A brown Australian carpet shark with pale markings, living in shallow waters around reefs.
  • Orectolobus maculatus, family Orectolobidae

Origin

mid 19th century: probably from a New South Wales Aboriginal language.

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