from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various toothed whales of the family Ziphiidae, having a long beaklike snout and a small dorsal fin and inhabiting all of the oceans.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of at least 20 species of whales in the family Ziphiidae, known to dive to great depths.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a cetacean of the genus Hyperoodon; the bottlehead whale.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw
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