Definition of Great white shark

1. Noun. Large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans.

Definition of Great white shark

1. Noun. A large shark, ''Carcharodon carcharias'', of coastal surface waters in all major oceans that feeds on fish and marine mammals. ¹

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Literary usage of Great white shark

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1. The BBC Natural History Unit's Wildlife Specials by David Attenborough, Keith Scholey, B.B.C.Natural History Unit (1997)
"The first ever film about natural great-white shark behaviour now looked feasible. We decided to seize the opportunity which had arisen by proposing a one ..."

2. Red Sea Sharks by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (1999)
"The great white shark is arguably the most dangerous DOES THE GREAT of all species, although it is nowhere very common and WHITE SHARK always rare in the ..."

3. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature ...: With Numerous Notes from the by Oliver Goldsmith (1857)
"... and two harpoons in them ; and will employ the men from twelve ] above their size ; but the great white shark, which is the largest of the kind, ..."

4. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1875)
"This class chiefly comprehends the great white shark, the Balance Fish, the Hound Fish, the Monk Fish, the Dog Fish, the Basking Shark, ..."

5. A History of the Fishes of the British Islands by Jonathan Couch (1868)
"... measured about twenty feet in length It appears necessary to make those remarks on the identity oí the species, since the great white shark of the West ..."

6. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"... John Sneed Figure 12-15 great white shark Photo Ron and Valerie Taylor white shark (Figure 12-15); and the Sphyrnidae, which include the hammerheads. ..."

7. The Metropolitan (1833)
"... behold the great white shark of the Atlantic. There are several kinds of sharks, but the most dangerous are the great white shark and the ground shark. ..."

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