caaing whale

noun caa·ing whale \ˈkȯiŋ, ˈkä‧iŋ, ˈkȧ‧-\
variants: less commonly

ca'ing whale

\ˈkȯiŋ, ˈkä‧iŋ, ˈkȧ‧-\

Definition of caaing whale

  1. :  a pilot whale (Globicephala melas) of cooler, temperate waters

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Origin and Etymology of caaing whale

caaing, ca'ing, gerund of ca' to call, drive (whales into shallow water)


First Known Use: circa 1809


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