Synonyms of black whale


1. pilot whale, black whale, common blackfish, blackfish, Globicephala melaena, dolphin

usage: small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school

2. sperm whale, cachalot, black whale, Physeter catodon, toothed whale

usage: large whale with a large cavity in the head containing spermaceti and oil; also a source of ambergris

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