physeterid

adjective
phy·​se·​ter·​id | \ -tərə̇d \

Definition of physeterid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Physeteridae

physeterid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of physeterid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a whale of the family Physeteridae

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History and Etymology for physeterid

Adjective

New Latin Physeteridae

Noun

New Latin Physeteridae

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“Physeterid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/physeterid. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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