Definition of white-tip in English:

white-tip

noun

  • More fully "white-tip shark". Either of two requiem sharks having fins with white tips, Triaenodon obesus, a small reef shark of tropical Indo-Pacific coastal waters, and Carcharhinus longimanus, a large oceanic shark of warmer waters worldwide.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From white + tip.

Pronunciation

white-tip

/ˈwʌɪttɪp/