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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mako mean? 

MAKO (noun)
  The noun MAKO has 1 sense:

1. powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific

  Familiarity information: MAKO used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

MAKO (noun)

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Powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific

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Nouns denoting animals


mako; mako shark

Hypernyms ("mako" is a kind of...):

mackerel shark (fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mako"):

Isurus oxyrhincus; shortfin mako (very swift active bluish shark found worldwide in warm waters; important game fish)

Isurus paucus; longfin mako (similar to shortfin mako but darker blue)

blue pointed; bonito shark; Isurus glaucus (common blue-grey shark of southwest Pacific; sport and food fish)

Holonyms ("mako" is a member of...):

genus Isurus; Isurus (mako sharks)

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