Definition of Balaenoptera

1. Noun. Type genus of the Balaenopteridae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balaenoptera

Bakewell tarts
Bakhtinian
Bakke decision
Baklahorani
Baku
Bakunin
BalI methyltransferase
Balaamite
Balaamites
Balaena
Balaena mysticetus
Balaeniceps
Balaeniceps rex
Balaenicipitidae
Balaenidae
Balaenoptera (current term)
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Balaenoptera borealis
Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera physalus
Balaenopteridae
Balanchine
Balanidae
Balanites aegyptiaca
Balantidium coli
Balantidium suis
Balanus balanoides
Balarama
Balaton
Balbani ring

Literary usage of Balaenoptera

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1835)
"Some Observations on the Structure of the Mesenteric Glands in the Balaenoptera rostrata. By Dr JOHN REID. DR KNOX having lately purchased a young whale, ..."

2. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"The Whales inhabiting the Northern Indian Ocean were first investigated by Blyth who described, from the remains catalogued below, Balaenoptera indica; ..."

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