mako shark

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Maori makō (shark), a Southern Maori dialect form of the more standard mangō (shark).

Noun[edit]

mako shark (plural mako sharks)

  1. Either of two powerful mackerel sharks of the genus Isurus, having a large heavy body, a sharp nose and a nearly symmetrical tail, found in southern oceans.