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1840, in the meaning defined above
New Latin, from balaeno- (from Latin balaena whale) + -ptera
Time Traveler for Balaenoptera
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“Balaenoptera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Balaenoptera. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.
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