bottle-nosed whale
Sperm whale Sperm" whale` (Zo["o]l.) A very large toothed whale ({Physeter macrocephalus}), having a head of enormous size. The upper jaw is destitute of teeth. In the upper part of the head, above the skull, there is a large cavity, or case, filled with oil and spermaceti. This whale sometimes grows to the length of more than eighty feet. It is found in the warmer parts of all the oceans. Called also {cachalot}, and {spermaceti whale}. [1913 Webster]

{Pygmy sperm whale} (Zo["o]l.), a small whale ({Kogia breviceps}), seldom twenty feet long, native of tropical seas, but occasionally found on the American coast. Called also {snub-nosed cachalot}.

{Sperm-whale porpoise} (Zo["o]l.), a toothed cetacean ({Hypero["o]don bidens}), found on both sides of the Atlantic and valued for its oil. The adult becomes about twenty-five feet long, and its head is very large and thick. Called also {bottle-nosed whale}. [1913 Webster]


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  • bottle-nosed whale — šiaurinis aukštakaktis snapuotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hyperoodon ampullatus angl. bottlenose; bottle nosed whale; common bottle nosed whale; North Atlantic bottle nosed whale; northern… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • 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

  • 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

  • bottle-nosed whale — any of various beaked whales of the family Hyperoodontidae, characterized by a bulbous forehead, esp. Hyperoodon ampullatus of the North Atlantic. Also, bottlenose whale, bottlenosed whale. Also called bottlenose. * * * …   Universalium

  • North Atlantic bottle-nosed whale — šiaurinis aukštakaktis snapuotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hyperoodon ampullatus angl. bottlenose; bottle nosed whale; common bottle nosed whale; North Atlantic bottle nosed whale; northern… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • common bottle-nosed whale — šiaurinis aukštakaktis snapuotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hyperoodon ampullatus angl. bottlenose; bottle nosed whale; common bottle nosed whale; North Atlantic bottle nosed whale; northern… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • northern bottle-nosed whale — šiaurinis aukštakaktis snapuotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hyperoodon ampullatus angl. bottlenose; bottle nosed whale; common bottle nosed whale; North Atlantic bottle nosed whale; northern… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Flower’s bottle-nosed whale — plačiakaktis snapuotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hyperoodon planifrons angl. Antarctic bottlenose; flat faced bottlenose; flat fronted bottlenose; flat headed bottle nosed whale; Flower’s bottle …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • flat-headed bottle-nosed whale — plačiakaktis snapuotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hyperoodon planifrons angl. Antarctic bottlenose; flat faced bottlenose; flat fronted bottlenose; flat headed bottle nosed whale; Flower’s bottle …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • southern bottle-nosed whale — plačiakaktis snapuotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hyperoodon planifrons angl. Antarctic bottlenose; flat faced bottlenose; flat fronted bottlenose; flat headed bottle nosed whale; Flower’s bottle …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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