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Tope

tope
A grove or clumb of trees; as, a toddy tope.
Origin: Tamil tppu.
1. (Science: zoology) A small shark or dogfish (Galeorhinus, or Galeus, galeus), native of Europe, but found also on the coasts of California and tasmania; called also toper, oil shark, miller’s dog, and penny dog.
2. (Science: zoology) The wren.


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