Definition of tiger shark in English:

tiger shark

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noun

  • An aggressive shark of warm seas, with dark vertical stripes on the body.
    • Galeocerdo cuvieri, family Carcharhinidae
    More example sentences
    • Three types of sharks are common in the area: the sand tiger shark, bull shark and scalloped hammerhead.
    • In Hawaii, the only known predator of adult balloonfish is the tiger shark.
    • The average tiger shark is about ten feet (three meters), but some can grow over 15 feet long.

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