genus Kogia

noun
pygmy sperm whales
Syn: ↑Kogia
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Physeteridae, ↑family Physeteridae

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  • Kogia — prop. n. (Zo[ o]l.) The genus comprising the pygmy sperm whales. Syn: genus {Kogia}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kogia — noun pygmy sperm whales • Syn: ↑genus Kogia • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Physeteridae, ↑family Physeteridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kogia breviceps — noun small sperm whale of warm waters of both coasts of North America • Syn: ↑pygmy sperm whale • Hypernyms: ↑toothed whale • Member Holonyms: ↑Kogia, ↑genus Kogia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kogia simus — noun very small (to 8 feet) sperm whale of central coasts of Atlantic and Pacific • Syn: ↑dwarf sperm whale • Hypernyms: ↑toothed whale • Member Holonyms: ↑Kogia, ↑genus Kogia …   Useful english dictionary

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