from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See piked whale.
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- n. either of two baleen whales, Balaenoptera acutorostrata and Balaenoptera bonaerensis found in coastal waters
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- n. small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and Pacific
Partial translation of Norwegian minkehval : minke (perhaps after Meincke, member of a 19th-century Norwegian whaling crew) + hval, whale.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)