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blue whale

noun

: 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

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First Known Use of BLUE WHALE

1851

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