pilot whale definition

  • noun:
    • some of several big, frequently black dolphins of this genus Globicephala, having an outward-curving globular forehead and noted for his or her occasional mass strandings. Also called blackfish, pothead whale.
    • Either of two types of whale into the genus Globicephala, dark gray in color.
    • identical to Blackfish, 1.
    • identical to caaing-whale.
    • small dark-colored whale associated with the Atlantic shore of the united states of america; the biggest male will act as pilot or frontrunner for the college

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