northern right whale

noun

Definition of northern right whale

: either of two right whales of temperate and subpolar waters of the northern hemisphere:
a : north atlantic right whale
b : north pacific right whale — compare southern right whale

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First Known Use of northern right whale

1843, in the meaning defined above

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“Northern right whale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/northern%20right%20whale. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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