Orcinus

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

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\\ȯ(r)ˈsīnəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin orca, a whale + -inus -ine — more at orc
: the genus consisting of the killer whale

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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