humpback definition

  • noun:
    • See hunchback.
    • A humped spine.
    • A humpback whale.
    • A humped back
    • one with a humpback: hunchback
    • A person who is affected with kyphosis
    • A humpback whale
    • A humpback salmon.
    • A crooked straight back; a humped back.
    • A humpbacked person; a hunchback.
    • Any whale of the genus Megaptera, described as a hump or lot on back. A number of types are known. The most frequent people into the North Atlantic are Megaptera longimana of Europe, and Megaptera osphyia of The united states; that the California coasts is Megaptera versabilis.
    • a little salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), of northwest coastline of America; the humpbacked salmon.
    • A crooked or hunched straight back.
    • One who has a crooked straight back; a hunchback.
    • A humpbacked whale associated with genus Megaptera.
    • In ichthyology, a salmon associated with genus Oncorhynchus, O. gorbuscha, more completely called humpbacked salmon. See salmon.
    • large whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping its back since it dives
    • a person whose straight back is hunched due to irregular curvature regarding the top back
    • an abnormal backward bend towards the vertebral column

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