blue whale


: a very large bluish-gray whale

Full Definition of BLUE WHALE

:  a very large baleen whale (Balaenoptera musculus syn. Sibbaldus musculus) that may reach a weight of 150 tons (135 metric tons) and a length of 100 feet (30 meters) and is generally considered the largest living animal

Illustration of BLUE WHALE

First Known Use of BLUE WHALE

BLUE WHALE Defined for Kids

blue whale


Definition of BLUE WHALE for Kids

:  a very large whale that is generally considered the largest living animal


Next Word in the Dictionary: blue wheat grassPrevious Word in the Dictionary: blueweedAll Words Near: blue whale
July 28, 2015
pachyderm Hear it
an elephant
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears