gray whale

[ grey-hweyl, weyl ]
/ ˈgreɪ ˈʰweɪl, ˈweɪl /

noun

a grayish-black baleen whale, Eschrichtius robustus, of the North Pacific, growing to a length of 50 feet (15.2 meters): an endangered species.

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Origin of gray whale

First recorded in 1830–35

Words nearby gray whale

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