Meaning of beluga

be•lu•ga

Pronunciation: (bu-l'gu), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda white sturgeon, Huso huso, of the Black and Caspian seas, valued as a source of caviar and isinglass.
  2. Also calleda cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas, of northern seas, that has a rounded head and is white when adult.
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