Definition of Hyperoodon

1. Noun. Bottle-nosed whales.




Definition of Hyperoodon

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of hyperoödon) ¹

2. Noun. (zoology) A genus of the order ''Cetacea'', comprising both species of bottlenose whale. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperoodon

hypernym
hypernymic
hypernymous
hypernyms
hypernymy
hyperoartia
hyperoctahedral
hyperon
hyperoncotic
hyperonic
hyperons
hyperonychia
hyperonym
hyperonyms
hyperonymy
hyperoodon (current term)
hyperoodons
hyperope
hyperoperation
hyperoperations
hyperoperator
hyperoperators
hyperopes
hyperopia
hyperopias
hyperopic
hyperopic astigmatism
hyperopically
hyperoral
hyperorality

Literary usage of Hyperoodon

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"1; but they saw it at a distance, and half merged in the waves, so that there may have been some optical illusion. (4) hyperoodon, teeth in the palate. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1887)
"hyperoodon, sp. Hab. Europe (England and [?] Belgium 4). M. 3536. Cast of the right periotic. The original, which was obtained from the Red Crag of Suffolk ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1888)
"In conclusion, I may state that I have preserved the greater part of the viscera of the Dunbar hyperoodon, and my examination of these will give, I hope, ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"It is remarkable that in this particular hyperoodon is more like Physeter ... The northern species (hyperoodon rostratum') has often been recorded upon our ..."

5. Catalogue of Seals and Whales in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1871)
"Whales fy Dolph. t. 3. Inhab. North Sea. 1. hyperoodon ... Plate 6 represents the skull of a male of hyperoodon latifrons (Gray), ..."

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