beluga

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See also: Beluga and béluga

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From the Russian белу́га (belúga), from бе́лый (bélyj, white).

In modern standard Russian, белу́га (belúga) denotes the fish ("European sturgeon") only, while белу́ха (belúxa) denotes "white whale".

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beluga (plural belugas)

  1. A cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas, found in the Arctic Ocean.
    Synonyms: beluga whale, white whale, sea canary
  2. A fish found in the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea (Huso huso), that is a source of caviar.
    Synonym: European sturgeon

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From Russian белу́га (belúga), from бе́лый (bélyj, white).

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beluga f (plural belugues)

  1. beluga
    Synonyms: balena blanca, marsuí

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beluga f (plural belugas)

  1. spark
  2. flash

Portuguese[edit]

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beluga f (plural belugas)

  1. beluga (cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas)

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beluga f (plural belugas)

  1. beluga (cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas)

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