Definition of Cachalots

1. Noun. (plural of cachalot) ¹



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Definition of Cachalots

1. cachalot [n] - See also: cachalot

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cachalots

cacaine
cacao
cacao bean
cacao moth
cacao oil
cacao tree
cacaos
cacas
cacation
cacatory
cacciatora
cacciatore
cachable
cachaca
cachalots (current term)
cache
cacheable
cachectic
cachectic diarrhoea
cachectic endocarditis
cachectic fever
cachectic oedema
cachectic pallor
cachectin
cached
cacheless
cachepot

Literary usage of Cachalots

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

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"cachalots, without dorsal fins, have been taken even in the Adriatic. ... The Whales are equal in size to the cachalots, and in the proportional magnitude ..."

2. Elements of medical zoology by Alfred Moquin-Tandon, Robert Thomas Hulme (1861)
"persons consider that this substance is a normal production of all the cachalots ; others suppose that it is a morbid and, consequently, an accidental ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"The whale fishers can easily distinguish at a distance the cachalots from the whales, by the manner in which ... The cachalots can remain longer under water ..."

4. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain: With Physical Sections and Maps by Alexander von Humboldt (1822)
"The whale fishers can easily distinguish, at a distance, the cachalots from the whales, ... The cachalots can remain longer under water than the true whale. ..."

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