Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A baleen whale (Balaenoptera borealis) having a grayish body with a whitish underside, a curved dorsal fin, and grooves on the throat.

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  • noun a whale of the rorqual family (Balaenoptera borealis)

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  • noun similar to but smaller than the finback whale

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Partial translation of Norwegian seihval; see sei.]

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Adapted from Norwegian seihval, with the second half translated.

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