Definition of Mysticeti

1. Noun. Baleen whales: right whales; rorquals; blue whales; humpbacks.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mysticeti

Myrsine
Myrtaceae
Myrtales
Myrtillocactus
Myrtillocactus geometrizans
Myrtle
Myrtus
Myrtus communis
Mysidacea
Mysidae
Mysis
Mysoline
Mysore
Mysore thorn
Mystic Jewel
Mysticeti (current term)
Mytilene
Mytilidae
Mytilini
Mytilus
Mytilus edulis
Myvyrian
Myxine
Myxine glutinosa
Myxinidae
Myxiniformes
Myxinikela
Myxinikela siroka
Myxinoidea
Myxinoidei

Literary usage of Mysticeti

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Syllabus of Lectures on the Vertebrata by Edward Drinker Cope, Henry Fairfield Osborn (1898)
"The Mysticeti, or whalebone whales, appear in the Lower ... The Odontoceti and Mysticeti are probably independent descendents of the ..."

2. Manual of the Natural History, Geology, and Physics of Greenland, and the by Thomas Rupert Jones, Great Britain Admiralty (1875)
"... mysticeti, Ltk. Greenl. ... 476, t. 5, f. 63-70; Sp. Bute, Brit. Crust., p. 85. . , C. mysticeti ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"See WHALEBONE. BALEEN WHALES, the group of whales whose mouths are furnished with a growth of baleen or whalebone (qv). They form a sub-order Mysticeti of ..."

4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1875)
"This is readily distinguished from C. mysticeti Dalí, by its spiked " hands " and knobby branchial segments ; and from C. ..."

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