xiphius

Xiphius

Xiph"i*us\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xi`fos a sword.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of cetaceans having a long, pointed, bony beak, usually two tusklike teeth in the lower jaw, but no teeth in the upper jaw.
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