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In fact this monster, slain by Perseus, was typically referred to as a “ketos” by the ancient Greeks, a word that is best translated by the English phrase “sea monster”, and in fact gave its name to ‘cetacean’.
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Cetacea, the order that includes whales and dolphins, comes from the Greek ketos, meaning "sea monster".
Maia, mother, and ketos, whale (Greek): named for the sex and gravid state of the holotype.
The Greek word κητος (ketos), from which comes the Latin word cetus, originally meant any large creature of the sea.
Postat av arne9 pÃ¥ maj 25th, 2007 PÃ¥ Eades blogg finns ett intressant inlÃ¤gg om hur Ã¤mnesomsÃ¤ttningen fungerar vid ketos.