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ˈkæʃ əˌlɒt, -ˌloʊcachalot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sperm whale, cachalot, black whale, Physeter catodonnoun

    large whale with a large cavity in the head containing spermaceti and oil; also a source of ambergris


  1. cachalotnoun

    The sperm whale.

    Etymology: From cachalot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cachalotnoun

    the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). It has in the top of its head a large cavity, containing an oily fluid, which, after death, concretes into a whitish crystalline substance called spermaceti. See Sperm whale

    Etymology: [F. cachalot.]


  1. Cachalot

    Cachalot is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cachalot

    kash′a-lot, n. the sperm-whale. [Fr.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cachalot in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cachalot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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