wobbegong

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Etymology[edit]

From a native Australian name.

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

wobbegong (plural wobbegongs)

  1. Any of eight species of bottom-dwelling carpet sharks in the Orectolobidae family, distinguished by their small vegetation-like flaps of skin around their mouth.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: wob‧be‧gong

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English wobbegong.

Noun[edit]

wobbegong m (plural wobbegongs)

  1. wobbegong, any shark of the Orectolobidae.
    Synonyms: bakerhaai