Meaning of whitetip shark
Pronunciation: (hwīt'tip", wīt'-), [key]
- Also calleda smooth dogfish, Triaenodon obseus, having white-tipped dorsal and caudal fins and occurring inshore among the reefs in the Pacific and Indian oceans and the Red Sea.
- Also calleda large, predominantly tropical deepwater shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, inhabiting Atlantic and Pacific waters: considered to be the most dangerous of all sharks.
- whitetip shark (Thesaurus)