Definition of Globicephala

1. Noun. Pilot whales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Globicephala

Gliese
Gliese 581
Glifada
Glinka
Gliridae
Glis
Glis glis
Glisson
Glisson's capsule
Glisson's cirrhosis
Glisson's sphincter
Glittertind
Gliwice
Gln
Global Positioning System
Globicephala
Globicephala melaena
Globigerinidae
Globish
Globocephalus
Glock
Gloger's rule
Gloomy Gus
Gloria
Gloria May Josephine Svensson
Gloria Steinem
Gloria Swanson
Gloriosa superba
Glorious Revolution
Glory of Heaven

Literary usage of Globicephala

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1. The Mammals of Pennsylvania and New Jersey: A Biographic, Historic and by Samuel Nicholson Rhoads (1903)
"This species associates with the black-fish and is rare in N. England waters and more so on the NJ coast, while the black-fish (globicephala ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1904)
"... Robert Brown, in treating of the cetaceans of Greenland, narked under the head of globicephala: "There seems little doubt ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1904)
"Dr. Philippi had two skeletons from the coast of Chili, which in 1893 he regarded as belonging to globicephala globiceps (=G. ..."

4. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"globicephala, 576. gg. Dorsal very high, sword-shaped, its height greater than length of pectorals; teeth very strong; skull massive. ORCA, 577. ee. ..."

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