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sperm whale

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noun \ˈspərm-\

Simple Definition of sperm whale

  • : a type of whale that has a very large head and is hunted for its fat and oil

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sperm whale

  1. :  a large toothed whale (Physeter macrocephalus syn. P. catodon) with a massive squarish head having a large closed cavity containing a fluid mixture of spermaceti and oil


SPERM WHALE Defined for Kids

sperm whale

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Definition of sperm whale for Students

  1. :  a huge whale with a large head having a closed cavity that contains a mixture of wax and oil




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