genus Balaenoptera

noun
type genus of the Balaenopteridae
Syn: ↑Balaenoptera
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenopteridae, ↑family Balaenopteridae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Balaenoptera — n. the type genus of the Balaenopteridae. Syn: genus Balaenoptera. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balaenoptera — noun type genus of the Balaenopteridae • Syn: ↑genus Balaenoptera • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenopteridae, ↑family Balaenopteridae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balaenoptera — Taxobox name = Balaenoptera image width = 250px image caption = Fin whale regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Cetacea subordo = Mysticeti familia = Balaenopteridae subfamilia = Balaenopterinae genus = Balaenoptera… …   Wikipedia

  • Balaenoptera omurai — Taxobox name = Balaenoptera omurai status = DD status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [cite web|title=Cetacean update of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species|url=http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/cetacean table for… …   Wikipedia

  • Balaenoptera acutorostrata — noun small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and Pacific • Syn: ↑lesser rorqual, ↑piked whale, ↑minke whale • Hypernyms: ↑rorqual, ↑razorback • Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balaenoptera borealis — noun similar to but smaller than the finback whale • Syn: ↑sei whale • Hypernyms: ↑rorqual, ↑razorback • Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenoptera, ↑genus Balaenoptera …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balaenoptera musculus — noun largest mammal ever known; bluish grey migratory whalebone whale mostly of southern hemisphere • Syn: ↑blue whale, ↑sulfur bottom • Hypernyms: ↑baleen whale, ↑whalebone whale • Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balaenoptera physalus — noun large flat headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific • Syn: ↑finback, ↑finback whale, ↑fin whale, ↑common rorqual • Hypernyms: ↑rorqual, ↑razorback …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balaenoptera rostrata — Pike Pike, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see {Pie} magpie), and E. spike. Cf. {Pick}, n. & v., {Peak}, {Pique}.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier s weapon,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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