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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


  1. Orca(prop. n.)

    The killer whale (Orcinus orca).


  1. orca(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: From orca.

Editors Contribution

  1. orca

    A type of whale.

    Orca are found in all oceans, from Arctic and Antarctic regions to tropical seas across the planet.

Anagrams for orca »

  1. arco, Caro, Cora, ocra

  2. Caro

  3. Cora

  4. Ocra


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orca in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orca in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Los Angeles-based director Cowperthwaite:

    This is a defining moment. The fact that SeaWorld is doing away with orca breeding marks truly meaningful change.

  2. The Dolphin Project:

    While we cannot explain the reason for her behavior, the juxtaposition of a previously-wild orca against the stark backdrop of the park’s performance area is unsettling, to say the least.

  3. Ben Williamson:

    An end to SeaWorld's tawdry and circus-style performance is inevitable, but it's actually captivity that denies these far-ranging orca the opportunity to engage in behaviors that are natural and important to them.

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