Origin of orca
Examples from the Web for orca
Why did Tilikum, the highly intelligent, 12,000 pound Orca, kill his trainer?‘Blackfish’ Director: Killer Whales Don’t Belong in Captivity|Gabriela Cowperthwaite|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But he's right to assert the GOP's problem is deeper than ORCA and social media.
But one new fashion site uses just that—an orca whale—to model its clothes.
But on Tuesday, it became clear that the deployment of Orca was doing more harm than good.
He acknowledged that Orca crashed in the morning on Election Day.
In his drunkenness he grew merry, and when Ramiro del' Orca grew merry men crossed themselves and betook them to their prayers.
His name was Ramiro del' Orca, and throughout the Papal army it stood synonymous for masterfulness and grim brutality.
The orca darted in to see what he was doing, but he drew up the dripping coat before she could seize it.Neighbors Unknown|Charles G. D. Roberts
A truly terrible toothed whale is the large porpoise called the killer (known to zoologists as Orca gladiator).More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
Quillan stood near the center of the office, Ryter and Orca a dozen feet from him on either side.Lion Loose|James H. Schmitz
British Dictionary definitions for orca
noun plural orcas or orca
Word Origin for orca
Word Origin and History for orca
"killer whale," introduced as a generic term for the species by 1841, from earlier use in scientific names, from Latin orca "cetacean, a kind of whale." Earlier in English, orc, ork "large whale" (c.1590), from French orque, had been used vaguely of sea monsters (see orc).