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krill

noun \ˈkril\

: very small creatures in the ocean that are the main food of some whales

Full Definition of KRILL

:  planktonic crustaceans and their larvae (order or suborder Euphausiacea and especially genus Euphausia) that constitute the principal food of baleen whales

Origin of KRILL

Norwegian kril fry of fish
First Known Use: 1907

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