odontocete

adjective
odon·​to·​cete
variants: or less commonly odontocetous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦sētəs \

Definition of odontocete

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Odontoceti

Odontocete

Odon·​to·​ce·​te | \ ōˌdäntəˈsēˌtē \

Definition of Odontocete (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of odontoceti

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History and Etymology for odontocete

New Latin, from odont- + Latin cete, plural of cetus whale

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“Odontocete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odontocete. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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