Balaenoptera

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Translingual[edit]

Balaenoptera acutorostrata
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin balaena ‎(whale) and Ancient Greek πτερόν ‎(pterón, wing), a reference to the long wing-like side fins of certain whales.

Proper noun[edit]

Balaenoptera f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Balaenopteridae — the rorqual whales.

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