physeter

Physeter

Phy*se"ter\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to blow: cf. F. phys['e]t[`e]re.]

1. (Zo["o]l.) The genus that includes the sperm whale.

2. A filtering machine operated by air pressure.
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