genus Globicephala

pilot whales
Syn: ↑Globicephala
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Delphinidae, ↑family Delphinidae

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  • Globicephala — n. (Zool.) A genus comprising the pilot whales. Syn: genus {Globicephala}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Globicephala — noun pilot whales • Syn: ↑genus Globicephala • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Delphinidae, ↑family Delphinidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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