minke

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Noun[edit]

minke (plural minkes)

  1. A minke whale, one of two species of baleen whales within Balaenoptera, the northern-dwelling species of which is often seen in coastal waters.
    • 2005, Andrea Schulte-Peevers, Canada[1], →ISBN, page 55:
      Minkes can grow to 10m and are likely to approach boats, delighting passengers with acrobatics as they hurl themselves out of the water.

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Noun[edit]

minke

  1. partitive plural of mink

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Verb[edit]

minke (present tense minkar, past tense minka, past participle minka, passive infinitive minkast, present participle minkande, imperative mink)

  1. Alternative form of minka