Definition of sharksucker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHärksəkər/


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A remora, especially Echeneis naucrates, the most abundant remora of warm waters.
Example sentences
  • These creatures often swim in the company of other smaller fish, including remoras or shark-suckers, which seem to use the pressure-wave made by the forward progress of the larger animal, and hide in its shade.
  • What is a pilotfish and what is a shark-sucker or remora?

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Syllabification: shark·suck·er

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