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Cetacean

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Noun

1. blower, cetacean, cetacean mammal

large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals

Adjective

2. cetacean, cetaceous

of or relating to whales and dolphins etc

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Cetacean

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adjective also: cetaceous
1. 
of, relating to, or belonging to the Cetacea, an order of aquatic placental mammals having no hind limbs and a blowhole for breathing: includes toothed whales (dolphins, porpoises, etc) and whalebone whales (rorquals, right whales, etc)
noun
2. 
a whale

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Cetacean

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noun
1. 
in some systems of classification, any of an order (Cetacea) of nearly hairless, fishlike water mammals, lacking external hind limbs, but having paddlelike forelimbs, including whales, porpoises, and dolphins
adjective
2. 
of the cetaceans
: also ceˈtaceous (səˈteɪʃəs ; sətāˈshəs)

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Cetacean

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n.
Any of various marine mammals of the order Cetacea, including the whales, dolphins, and porpoises, having the general shape of a fish with forelimbs modified to form flippers, a tail with horizontal flukes, and one or two blowholes for breathing.

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