One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The whale shark, Rhincodon typus; (in form Rhinodon) the genus comprising this (now disused).
Mid 19th century. From scientific Latin Rhineodon (later Rhinodon), former genus name from ancient Greek ῥίνη file, rasp + scientific Latin -odon, so called in allusion to the shark's rows of small teeth.
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