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cestraciont


cestraciont


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cestraciont  \Ces*tra"ci*ont\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  a  kind  of  fish.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cestraciont  \Ces*tra"ci*ont\,  a.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  characteristic  of  the  genus  {Cestracion}.