Cetacea

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Translingual[edit]

Balaenoptera musculus
(suborder Mysticeti)
Cephalarhynchus commersonii
(suborder Odontoceti)

Etymology[edit]

From Cetus (Latin cetus (whale, porpoise, dolphin), from Ancient Greek κῆτος (kêtos, sea-monster or huge fish)) +‎ -acea.

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Cetacea

  1. A taxonomic order within the superorder Laurasiatheria — the whales, porpoises and dolphins.

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