Whale-shark Definition

noun
The only species (Rhiniodon typus) of a family (Rhiniodontidae, order Orectolobiformes) of huge, spotted, egg-laying sharks that live in warm seas, have many small teeth, and feed on plankton and small fishes by means of gill strainers: the largest of fishes, often reaching 15 m (c. 50 ft) in length.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
rhincodon-typus

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whale-shark
Plural:
whale-sharks

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