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Megalodon – What does it mean?

Answer :

Giant tooth or Big Tooth

The word megalodon, is a compound of Greek root words which means “giant tooth.” or ” Big Tooth”.

Megalodon, (Carcharocles megalodon) is a member of an extinct species of megatooth shark, Otodontidae.

Megalodon lived approximately 23 to 3.6 million years ago, during the Early Miocene to the Pliocene.

Megalodon is considered to be the largest shark, as well as the largest fish, that ever lived.