whales

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whales and dolphins; manatees and dugongs; walruses; seals aquatic mammal
type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales Balaena , genus Balaena
right whales Balaenidae , family Balaenidae
rorquals; blue whales Balaenopteridae , family Balaenopteridae
horny material from the upper jaws of certain whales; used as the ribs of fans or as stays in corsets baleen , whalebone
any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw beaked whale
large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals blower , cetacean , cetacean mammal
insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil blubber
minute crustaceans forming food for right whales brit , britt
mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle bull
study of whales and related aquatic mammals cetology
study of whales cetology
whales, study of cetology
any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises dolphin
comprising only the grey whales Eschrichtiidae , family Eschrichtiidae
beaked whales; in some especially former classifications included in the family Physeteridae family Hyperodontidae , family Ziphiidae , Hyperodontidae , Ziphiidae
sperm whales family Physeteridae , Physeteridae
herd of whales gam
group of whales gam , pod
pilot whales genus Globicephala , Globicephala
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