finback whale

finback whale
noun
large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific
Hypernyms: ↑rorqual, ↑razorback
Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenoptera, ↑genus Balaenoptera

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fin|back «FIHN BAK», noun, or finback whale,
any one of a group of baleen whales with prominent dorsal fins, especially a species averaging about 60 feet long; rorqual.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • finback whale — ☆ finback whale [fin′bak΄ ] n. RORQUAL * * * …   Universalium

  • finback whale — ☆ finback whale [fin′bak΄ ] n. RORQUAL …   English World dictionary

  • finback whale — finvalas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Balaenoptera physalus angl. common finback; common finback whale; common finwhale; common rorqual; fin whale; finback; finback whale; finnar whale; finwhale;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • common finback whale — finvalas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Balaenoptera physalus angl. common finback; common finback whale; common finwhale; common rorqual; fin whale; finback; finback whale; finnar whale; finwhale;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • finback — finvalas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Balaenoptera physalus angl. common finback; common finback whale; common finwhale; common rorqual; fin whale; finback; finback whale; finnar whale; finwhale;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • whale — whale1 /hwayl, wayl/, n., pl. whales, (esp. collectively) whale, v., whaled, whaling. n. 1. any of the larger marine mammals of the order Cetacea, esp. as distinguished from the smaller dolphins and porpoises, having a fishlike body, forelimbs… …   Universalium

  • finback — /fin bak /, n. any baleen whale of the genus Balaenoptera, having a prominent dorsal fin, esp. B. physalus, of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts; rorqual: an endangered species. Also called finback whale, fin whale. [1715 25; FIN + BACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • finback — noun large flat headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific • Syn: ↑finback whale, ↑fin whale, ↑common rorqual, ↑Balaenoptera physalus • Hypernyms: ↑rorqual, ↑razorback …   Useful english dictionary

  • finback — /ˈfɪnbæk/ (say finbak) noun any whalebone whale of the genus Balaenoptera having a prominent dorsal fin, as B. musculus of the northern Atlantic, or B. physalus, which attains a length of 18 or even 24 metres; a rorqual. Also, finback whale,… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Whale — Whale, n. [OE. whal, AS. hw[ae]l; akin to D. walvisch, G. wal, walfisch, OHG. wal, Icel. hvalr, Dan. & Sw. hval, hvalfisk. Cf. {Narwhal}, {Walrus}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any aquatic mammal of the order {Cetacea}, especially any one of the large species,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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