- any one of numerous sharks associated with the family Lamnidae, including the great white shark, mako, and porbeagle, having a pointed snout, a nearly symmetrical end, and a reputation for aggression.
- Any shark of order Lamniformes, having two dorsal fins an anal fin, five gill slits and eyes without nictitating membrane layer
- the porbeagle.
- one of many kinds of sharks, as Isurus dekayi, or the porbeagle, Lamna cornubica.
- tough pelagic and oceanic sharks
Hyponym for "mackerel shark"
Hypernym for "mackerel shark"