cestraciont

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek κέστρα ‎(késtra, hammer; a kind of fish) + κίων ‎(kíōn, pillar; uvula; nasal septum).

Noun[edit]

cestraciont ‎(plural cestracionts)

  1. (zoology) A shark of the genus Cestracion or related genera, now Heterodontus, the bullhead sharks.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.