Definition of megamouth in English:


Line breaks: mega|mouth
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛgəmaʊθ
(also megamouth shark)


  • A rare shark with a very large wide mouth and tiny teeth, found in the Pacific Ocean.
    • Megachasma pelagios, the only member of the family Megachasmidae
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    • The megamouth shark is characterized by a distinctive white band on the anterior surface of the snout.
    • The megamouth shark is one of the most mysterious and least understood of all the sharks.
    • The outermost surface of the megamouth's body is blackish brown, while its belly is noticeably white.

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