Sphyrnidae


Sphyrnidae
noun
hammerhead sharks; bonnethead sharks
Syn: ↑family Sphyrnidae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Meronyms: ↑Sphyrna, ↑genus Sphyrna

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\\ˈsfərnəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Sphyrna, type genus + -idae
: a family of sharks that have the head highly modified and that include the hammerheads and bonnetheads

Useful english dictionary. 2012.