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 for Requin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Requin \Re"quin\ (r?"kw?n), n. [F., fr. reqiem a Mass sung for
     the dead. See Requiem.] (Zool.)
     The man-eater, or white shark ({Carcharodon carcharias); --
     so called on account of its causing requiems to be sung.
     [1913 Webster]

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