Definition of bottlenose whale in English:

bottlenose whale

Line breaks: bottle|nose whale
(also bottle-nosed whale)


  • A beaked whale of variable colour, with a bulbous forehead.
    • Genus Hyperoodon, family Ziphiidae: two species
    More example sentences
    • So the ultimate would be to put this on a sperm whale or a bottlenose whale or something like that.
    • I realized that the bottlenose whale in the Tropics was not the southern bottlenose whale.
    • The link was forged - our tropical bottlenose whale was indeed Longman's long-lost whale!

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