Definition of Balaena

1. Noun. Type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales.

Exact synonyms: Genus Balaena
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Balaenidae, Family Balaenidae
Member holonyms: Balaena Mysticetus, Bowhead, Bowhead Whale, Greenland Whale



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balaena

Baker Street
Bakerian
Bakerloo
Bakersfield
Bakersfield sound
Bakewell tart
Bakewell tarts
Bakhtinian
Bakke decision
Baklahorani
Baku
Bakunin
BalI methyltransferase
Balaamite
Balaamites
Balaena
Balaena mysticetus
Balaeniceps
Balaeniceps rex
Balaenicipitidae
Balaenidae
Balaenoptera
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Balaenoptera borealis
Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera physalus
Balaenopteridae
Balanchine
Balanidae
Balanites aegyptiaca

Literary usage of Balaena

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1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1881)
"... attached to the pelvic bone in the Greenland Right-Whale, and which he interpreted as thigh-bone and leg.1 All of these ten whales (balaena 1 This ..."

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