Megaptera

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

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\\məˈgaptərə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from mega- + -ptera
: a cetacean genus comprising the humpback whale

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