genus Orcinus

noun
killer whales
Syn: ↑Orcinus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Delphinidae, ↑family Delphinidae
Member Meronyms: ↑killer whale, ↑killer, ↑orca, ↑grampus, ↑sea wolf, ↑Orcinus orca

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