Physeter
Physeter Phy*se"ter, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to blow: cf. F. phys['e]t[`e]re.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The genus that includes the sperm whale. [1913 Webster]

2. A filtering machine operated by air pressure. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
, , (Physeter macrocephalus)


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