cetacean definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous aquatic, mainly marine mammals of purchase Cetacea, including the whales, dolphins, and porpoises, described as a nearly hairless human anatomy, anterior limbs altered into wide flippers, vestigial posterior limbs, and a set notched end.
    • An animal from the purchase Cetacea, including dolphins, porpoises, and whales.
    • one of several Cetacea.
    • An animal associated with order Cete; a whale, or among whale sort.
    • Any of various aquatic, chiefly marine mammals associated with purchase Cetacea, including the whales, dolphins, and porpoises, described as a nearly hairless human anatomy, anterior limbs changed into wide flippers, vestigial posterior limbs, and an appartment notched end.
    • huge aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals
    • An animal from the order Cetacea, including dolphins, porpoises, and whales.
    • one of many Cetacea.
    • An animal of this purchase Cete; a whale, or among the whale kind.
    • big aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals
  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or belonging to the order Cetacea.
    • related to the zoologic purchase Cetacea, or associated with types falling under that taxonomic hierarchy.
    • More generally, regarding large aquatic mammals, either right or by example.
    • of or regarding whales and dolphins etc
    • Of, regarding, or from the order Cetacea.
    • with respect to the zoologic purchase Cetacea, or associated with types dropping under that taxonomic hierarchy.
    • More generally, associated with large aquatic animals, either right or by example.
    • of or regarding whales and dolphins etc
  • others:
    • related to the whale, or even the Cetacea.
    • related to the whale, or even to the Cetacea.

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