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The Xoc, the Sharke, and the Sea Dogs:
is whether present understanding of the etymology of shark leaves room for so unlikely an hypothesis. ls there any need for exploration of the origin of shark'!
SPC Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge
Stegostomidae – Leopard sharks. Bagea oneone: Stegostoma fasciatum ( Leopard shark). Etymology: oneone = black sand.
On the Origins of the Spanish Word ‘tiburón&
Key words: etymology, fish names, elasmobranchs, requin, requiem shark. Synopsis.
the Squalid Sharks from Japan
Etymology. The generic name refers to the triangular jaws of the shark. T rigonognathus kabeyai sp.
A new species of Mustelus (Family: Triakidae) from Indian EEZ
[Keywords: shark, morphometric, etymology, phylogenetic, geographic]. Introduction.

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What's in a name? Origins of the word “shark”
To a recent roundup of whale shark news, I appended a sort of human interest one-liner about how “shark” is the only word in the English language that derives from a Yucatec (Mayan) Indian word – “Xoc” (pronounced like “shock”).

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Shark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Until the 16th century, sharks were known to mariners as "sea dogs". The etymology of the word "shark" is uncertain.
shark - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary or predatory persons, on the image of the fish , from 1707 (originally of pick-pockets); loan shark is attested from 1905.
Online Etymology Dictionary
But the description in the text fits neither the shark nor the whale.
languagehat.com: XOC > SHARK?
Aug 16, 2007 The comment thread on this post quickly mutated into a discussion of the etymology of the word shark; commenter dearieme quoted Michael D.
snopes.com: Etymology of 'Card Shark' and 'Card Sharp'
Jun 13, 2008 Is someone who cheats at cards properly styled a 'card shark,' not a 'card sharp'?

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