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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific;
[syn: finback, finback whale, fin whale, common rorqual, Balaenoptera physalus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Finback \Fin"back`\, n. (Zool.) Any whale of the genera Sibbaldius, Bal[ae]noptera, and allied genera, of the family Bal[ae]nopterid[ae], characterized by a prominent fin on the back. The common finbacks of the New England coast are Sibbaldius tectirostris and S. tuberosus. [1913 Webster]




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