Carcharodon-megalodon meaning

A taxonomic species within the genus Carcharodon — a prehistoric shark, related to the great white shark, known only from fossils.
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Origin of carcharodon-megalodon

  • Carcharodon + Ancient Greek μεγάλος (megalos, “great, large”) + ὀδών (odōn, “tooth”)

    From Wiktionary