from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of whales of the family Physeteridæ and subfamily Ziphiinæ the typical bottle-nosed whales.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun (Zoöl.) The mammalian genus comprised of the bottle-nosed whales.
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- noun bottle-nosed whales
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The only other positive whale records are southern bottlenose whale (Hyperoodon planifrons) and Cuviers beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris).
Which of course is timely in view of the Northern bottle-nosed whale Hyperoodon ampullatus that just swam up the Thames.
An exceptional opportunity was presented to us on December 6, 1915, when a school of eight bottlenose whales (Hyperoodon rostratus) appeared in small
(Hyperoodon rostratus) (Orcinus orca) (2) Black Fish
Now in the Zoological Report of the Discovery Expedition Wilson states that the true identity of the Bottle-nosed whale (Hyperoodon rostrata) in
Returning to the whales: the Hyperoodon bidens is destitute of true teeth in an efficient condition, but its palate is roughened, according to Lacepède, with small, unequal, hard points of horn.