Globicephala

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

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\\ˌglōbəˈsefələ\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from globi- (from Latin globus ball) + -cephala (from Greek kephalē head) — more at globe, cephalic
: a genus of rather small dark-colored toothed whales related to the grampus and killer whale and comprising the blackfish

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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