whitetip

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Etymology[edit]

white +‎ tip

Noun[edit]

whitetip (plural whitetips)

  1. the oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus
  2. the whitetip reef shark, Triaenodon obesus
  3. any of the hummingbirds of the Urosticte genus, characterized by the white tips on the males' rectrices