Definition of Carcharodon
1. Noun. Man-eating sharks.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Lamnidae, Lamnidae
Member holonyms: Carcharodon Carcharias, Great White Shark, Man-eater, Man-eating Shark, White Shark
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carcharodon
Literary usage of Carcharodon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"Great White Sharks. (Sir Andrew Smith, Proc. Gcol. Soc. London, — : type Carcharodon dipinti* Smith — ''. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1904)
"Specimens in our collection show the same range of variation as has already been indicated by the forms figured as Carcharodon auriculatus, ..."
3. Descriptive Catalogue of the Fossil Organic Remains of Reptilia and Pisces by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England (1854)
"A tooth of the Carcharodon megalodon, Ag. From the miocene formations of the ... A tooth, with the base slightly mutilated, of the Carcharodon megalodon. ..."