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  • noun (Zoöl.) See narwhal.

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  • noun Archaic form of narwhal.

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  • noun small Arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk

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Examples

  • Beluga Delphinapterus leucas (VU) and narwal Monodon monoceros visit Disko Bugt in autumn and winter.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

  • In the sea are found the black whale, porpoise, sea-horse, seal, and the narwal or sea unicorn; the horn of the latter, solid ivory, is a beautiful object.

    Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory Volume II. (of 2)

  • They used it for pointing their spear-heads and harpoons, which, in default of iron, were ingeniously made of ivory from the tusks of the walrus and the horn of the narwal.

    The World of Ice

  • They used it for pointing their spear-heads and harpoons, which, in default of iron, were ingeniously made of ivory from the tusks of the walrus and the horn of the narwal.

    The World of Ice

  • The handle is sometimes made of the horn of the narwal, but more frequently of wood.

    Ungava

  • Apply Gilette Fusion gel, scented with sandalwood and the essence of narwal bladders, (£4 a can).

    Army Rumour Service

  • I think he's actually a narwal trapped in a man's body.

    The Guardian World News

  • I think he's actually a narwal trapped in a man's body.

    The Guardian World News

  • Some other interesting - but far less pricey - recent presents to Canadian politicians include: cowboy boots to Harper from George W. Bush and Algerian wine and dates from the president of that country; a narwal tusk given to Harper during a 2007 Arctic trip; and a pair of Rolling Stones tickets for Defence Minister Peter MacKay in 2006.

    Edmonton Sun

  • I think he's actually a narwal trapped in a man's body.

    The Guardian World News

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