Definitions for orcaˈɔr kə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•caˈɔr kə(n.)(pl.)-cas.

  1. Category: Mammals

    Ref: killer whale.

Origin of orca:

1865–70; < NL, L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. killer whale, killer, orca, grampus, sea wolf, Orcinus orca(noun)

    predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas

Wiktionary

  1. orca(Noun)

    A sea mammal (scientific name: Orcinus orca) related to dolphins and porpoises, commonly called the killer whale.

  2. Origin: From orca.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

killer whale(noun)

a black and white whale.

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