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[pawr-bee-guh l] /ˈpɔrˌbi gəl/

a shark of the genus Lamna, especially L. nasus, a large, voracious species of the North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans.
any of several voracious sharks of the genus Lamna, esp L. nasus, of northern seas: family Isuridae Also called mackerel shark


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