balaenid

noun
ba·​lae·​nid | \ bəˈlēnə̇d \
plural -s

Definition of balaenid

: a whale of the family Balaenidae

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First Known Use of balaenid

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for balaenid

New Latin, Balaenidae

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The first known use of balaenid was circa 1925

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“Balaenid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balaenid. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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