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With a growing body of knowledge from whalers and walrus hunters sailing the Arctic, depictions of the more northerly latitudes and their inhabitants became increasingly accurate.
For whalers and pirates, the slow-moving animals were like walking grocery stores.
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First Known Use of whaler
WHALER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of whaler for English Language Learners
: a person who hunts for whales
: a ship that is used for hunting whales
WHALER Defined for Kids
Definition of whaler for Students
: a person or ship that hunts whales
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