Definition of Beaked whale

1. Noun. Any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw.




Definition of Beaked whale

1. Noun. Any of at least 20 species of whales in the family ''Ziphiidae'', known to dive to great depths. ¹

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Literary usage of Beaked whale

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1. Transactions by Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, Norwick Eng, Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1884)
"Broad-fronted beaked whale, which has proved to bo the adult male of the Common beaked whale; and have added one species, Vespertilio dasycneme ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... then isa much-compressed and pointed tooth in each half of the lower ja*. Fie. 4.— Sowerby's beaked whale ... Skull of a beaked whale ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"43/ where it is called the beaked whale and very well described," adding, ... 85, this 'beaked whale' or 'bottle head' is properly classed under ..."

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