beaked-whale

beaked whale

noun
any of several toothed whales of the family Hyperoodontidae (Ziphiidae), inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws.

Origin:
1875–80

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beaked whale

noun
any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw 
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