whaleburger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

whale +‎ -burger

Noun[edit]

whaleburger ‎(plural whaleburgers)

  1. A burger made with the meat of a whale.
    • 1945, American Polar Society, The Polar Times
      ...today when "whaleburger steak" was served at a luncheon of the Institute of Refrigeration. It was part of an experimental consignment of ten tons...
    • 1963, Paul Andrew Witty, How to Improve Your Reading
      The meat alone was enough to make 800000 "whaleburger" sandwiches. The men also took vitamin oil from the whale's liver.
    • 1999, Gale Maleskey, James McCommons, Nature's Medicines
      ...a blubber-packed whaleburger on a sesame seed bun instead of a flame-broiled burger. Sound unhealthy? Maybe not.