Definition of Narwal

1. Noun. Small Arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk.

Exact synonyms: Monodon Monoceros, Narwhal, Narwhale
Generic synonyms: Whale
Group relationships: Genus Monodon, Monodon



Definition of Narwal

1. n. See Narwhal.

Definition of Narwal

1. Noun. (archaic form of narwhal) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Narwal

1. narwhal [n -S] - See also: narwhal

Medical Definition of Narwal

1. See Narwhal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Narwal

narrowmindedness
narrowness
narrownesses
narrows
narrowtooth shark
narsarsukite
narsharab
narsty
nart
narthex
narthexes
narthices
nartjie
nartjies
narutomaki
narwal (current term)
narwals
narwe
narwhal
narwhale
narwhales
narwhals
nary
nary(a)
nary a
nas
nasal
nasal arch
nasal atrium
nasal bone

Literary usage of Narwal

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

1. The Visitor, Or, Monthly Instructor by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1838)
"The narwal. THE narwal. Ir the torrid regions of the globe present us with the ... Among these monsters, which revel in their ocean home, the narwal holds a ..."

2. Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in the Polar Seas and Regions: With by John Leslie, Robert Jameson, Hugh Murray (1832)
"Remarkable Profusion of Animal Life—Means by which it is suj ported—The Cetacea: Whale, narwal, Walrus, Seal—The Hci dotes—The Rein-deer—Wolf, Fox, ..."

3. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1851)
"... loss of the French whaler narwal on Corea; strike among the silk-weavers in Canton; gracious examinations at Canton ; death of DWC Olyphant; ..."

4. Catalogue of the Library of the Boston Athenaeum by Boston Athenaeum, Charles Ammi Cutter (1882)
"RUSHWORTH, J. Tryal of Thomas, Earl of Strafford. 2d ed. London, 1700. f. — Fleming, Itev. J. Description of a «mini-headed narwal Cit*t ashore In Zetland. ..."

5. The Lithology of Edinburgh by John Fleming, John Duns (1859)
"... John Sinclair—Mineralogy of Orkney and Zetland—Ministerial work and Science —The narwal—Sir Joseph Banks—Contributions to British Fauna. ..."

6. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society.. by Wernerian Natural History Society (1811)
"I shall now briefly state those particulars in •which the Common narwal and this ... The general form of the Common narwal is «void: the other species is ..."

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