Ces*tra"ci*ont (?), n. [Gr. a kind of fish.] Zool.

A shark of the genus Cestracion, and of related genera. The posterior teeth form a pavement of bony plates for crushing shellfish. Most of the species are extinct. The Port Jackson shark and a similar one found in California are living examples.


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Ces*tra"ci*ont, a. Zool.

Pertaining to, or characteristic of, the genus Cestracion.


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