citroenhaai

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of citroen (lemon) +‎ haai (shark), cognate with German Zitronenhai, compare also Spanish tiburón limón and English lemon shark. Named for its yellowy appearance.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /siˈtrunˌɦaːi̯/
  • Hyphenation: ci‧troen‧haai

NounEdit

citroenhaai m (plural citroenhaaien, diminutive citroenhaaitje n)

  1. A lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris.

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