Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Toothed, as a cetacean; having teeth instead of baleen: opposed to mysticete.
- n. An odontocete cetacean.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A subdivision of Cetacea, including the sperm whale, dolphins, etc.; the toothed whales.
“It is likely, they conclude, that the ability to produce double pulses is shared by other whales in the same sub-order known as odontocete cetaceans - whales with teeth - such as killer, pilot and sperm whales.”
“Andrewsiphius had previously been regarded as an odontocete on the basis of its elongate and compressed lower jaw (Sahni & Mishra 1975).”
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