a black, dolphinlike whale, Globicephala melaena, of the North Atlantic.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called blackfish.
Words nearby black whale
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British Dictionary definitions for black whale
another name for pilot whale
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