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Origin of cachalot
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M. Pomel, whom I cited above, believed it to come from the brain of the whale called "cachalot."More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
But it may, perhaps, be significant that a cachalot was stranded off Sark on June 3.The Plattner Story and Others|H. G. Wells
Out came the head belonging to it, and a spout like an explosion burst forth, denoting the presence of an enormous bull-cachalot.
Except for the head work, removing the blubber was effected in precisely the same way as in the case of the cachalot.
The resultant oil, when recent, is of a clear white, unlike the golden-tinted fluid obtained from the cachalot.