genus Megaptera

noun
humpback whales
Syn: ↑Megaptera
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenopteridae, ↑family Balaenopteridae
Member Meronyms: ↑humpback, ↑humpback whale, ↑Megaptera novaeangliae

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  • Megaptera — noun humpback whales • Syn: ↑genus Megaptera • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Balaenopteridae, ↑family Balaenopteridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Megaptera longimana — Humpback Hump back , n. [Cf. {Hunchback}.] 1. A crooked back; a humped back. Tatler. [1913 Webster] 2. A humpbacked person; a hunchback. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any whale of the genus {Megaptera}, characterized by a hump or bunch on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Megaptera osphyia — Humpback Hump back , n. [Cf. {Hunchback}.] 1. A crooked back; a humped back. Tatler. [1913 Webster] 2. A humpbacked person; a hunchback. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any whale of the genus {Megaptera}, characterized by a hump or bunch on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Megaptera versabilis — Humpback Hump back , n. [Cf. {Hunchback}.] 1. A crooked back; a humped back. Tatler. [1913 Webster] 2. A humpbacked person; a hunchback. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any whale of the genus {Megaptera}, characterized by a hump or bunch on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Megaptera novaeangliae — noun large whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping its back as it dives • Syn: ↑humpback, ↑humpback whale • Hypernyms: ↑baleen whale, ↑whalebone whale • Member Holonyms: ↑Megaptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • Promachoteuthis megaptera — Taxobox name = Promachoteuthis megaptera regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Cephalopoda subclassis = Coleoidea ordo = Teuthida subordo = Oegopsina familia = Promachoteuthidae genus = Promachoteuthis species = P. megaptera binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Boerhavia megaptera — ID 10542 Symbol Key BOME Common Name Tucson Mountain spiderling Family Nyctaginaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ Growth Habit Forb/herb Dur …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Humpback Whale — Taxobox name = Humpback whale MSW3 Cetacea|id=14300027] status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref =IUCN2008|assessors=Reilly, S.B., Bannister, J.L., Best, P.B., Brown, M., Brownell Jr., R.L., Butterworth, D.S., Clapham, P.J., Cooke, J.,… …   Wikipedia

  • Humpback whale — Humpback whale[1] …   Wikipedia

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