[ mis-tuh-seet ]
/ ˈmɪs təˌsit /
any whale of the suborder Mysticeti, as finback and humpback whales, characterized by a symmetrical skull, paired blowholes, and rows of baleen plates for feeding on plankton.
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Examples from the Web for mysticete
That was why the Mysticete we had killed the day before did not start to drag the Scarboro toward the school.Swept Out to Sea|W. Bertram Foster