genus Balaena

noun
type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales
Syn: ↑Balaena
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenidae, ↑family Balaenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑bowhead, ↑bowhead whale, ↑Greenland whale, ↑Balaena mysticetus

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  • Balaena — noun type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales • Syn: ↑genus Balaena • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenidae, ↑family Balaenidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balaena mysticetus — noun large mouthed Arctic whale • Syn: ↑bowhead, ↑bowhead whale, ↑Greenland whale • Hypernyms: ↑baleen whale, ↑whalebone whale • Member Holonyms: ↑Balaena, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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