Bottlehead
Bottlehead Bot"tle*head`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A cetacean allied to the grampus; -- called also {bottle-nosed whale}. [1913 Webster]

Note: There are several species so named, as the pilot whales, of the genus {Globicephalus}, and one or more species of {Hypero["o]don} ({Hypero["o]don bidens}, etc.), found on the European coast. See {Blackfish}, 1. [1913 Webster]


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  • bottlehead — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural bottleheads or bottlehead) 1. : any of several small whales (as the beaked whale or blackfish) 2. : black bellied plover * * * /bot l hed /, n. bottlenose (def. 2). [1645 55; …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottlehead — /bot l hed /, n. bottlenose (def. 2). [1645 55; BOTTLE1 + HEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • bottle-nosed whale — Bottlehead Bot tle*head , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A cetacean allied to the grampus; called also {bottle nosed whale}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are several species so named, as the pilot whales, of the genus {Globicephalus}, and one or more species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyperoodon bidens — Bottlehead Bot tle*head , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A cetacean allied to the grampus; called also {bottle nosed whale}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are several species so named, as the pilot whales, of the genus {Globicephalus}, and one or more species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beaked — (b[=e]kt), a. 1. Having a beak or a beaklike point; beak shaped. Each beaked promontory. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Furnished with a process or a mouth like a beak; rostrate. [1913 Webster] {Beaked whale} (Zo[ o]l.), a cetacean of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beaked whale — Beaked Beaked (b[=e]kt), a. 1. Having a beak or a beaklike point; beak shaped. Each beaked promontory. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Furnished with a process or a mouth like a beak; rostrate. [1913 Webster] {Beaked whale} (Zo[ o]l.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bottle-nosed whale — noun northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead • Syn: ↑bottlenose whale, ↑bottlenose, ↑Hyperoodon ampullatus • Hypernyms: ↑beaked whale • Member Holonyms: ↑Hyperoodon, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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