Definition of Toothed whale

1. Noun. Any of several whales having simple conical teeth and feeding on fish etc..


Definition of Toothed whale

1. Noun. (marine biology) A whale of the Odontoceti suborder of the cetaceans, including sperm whales, beaked whales, dolphins, and others. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toothed Whale

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Literary usage of Toothed whale

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1. Practical Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1915)
"The common dolphin is a toothed whale about seven feet in length; ... 310) reaches a length of seventy-five feet, and is the largest toothed whale. ..."

2. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"Uy one investigator it is stated that the evolution from the shark-toothed whale to the sperm whale is sudden and almost "explosive," the entire evolution ..."

3. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"By one investigator it is stated that the evolution from the shark-toothed whale to the sperm whale is sudden and almost " explosive," the entire evolution ..."

4. The New North: Being Some Account of a Woman's Journey Through Canada to the by Agnes Deans Cameron (1909)
"Only the toothed whale eats fish; the others live upon animalcule and the most minute of marine life, called "brit" by the whalers. ..."

5. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"544), reaches a length of seventy-five feet, and is the largest toothed whale. Its oil, spermaceti, and blubber are sought by whalers. Cephalopods (p. ..."

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