sulfur bottom

sulfur bottom
noun
largest mammal ever known; bluish-grey migratory whalebone whale mostly of southern hemisphere
Hypernyms: ↑baleen whale, ↑whalebone whale
Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenoptera, ↑genus Balaenoptera

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