Hyperoodon

noun

Hy·​pero·​odon
ˌhīpəˈrōəˌdän
: a genus of beaked whales distinguished especially by prominent crests on the maxillary bones

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek hyperōios upper + New Latin -odon

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“Hyperoodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hyperoodon. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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