humpback whale

noun

Definition of humpback whale

  1. :  a large baleen whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) that is black above and white below and has very long flippers, and fleshy tubercles along the snout

Illustration of humpback whale

1725

First Known Use of humpback whale

1725


HUMPBACK WHALE Defined for English Language Learners

humpback whale

noun

Definition of humpback whale for English Language Learners

  • : a type of large whale that has a curved back and very long flippers


HUMPBACK WHALE Defined for Kids

humpback whale

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Definition of humpback whale for Students

  1. :  a large whale that is black above and white below and has very long flippers


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