Definition of orca in English:
Another term for killer whale.
- Since 1976, whale expert Ken Balcomb has led what is perhaps the longest running study on killer whales, or orcas.
- If you look at dolphins, orcas, and blue whales, all fully aquatic animals, you would have a hard time imagining them walking on land.
- That forced orcas, or killer whales, which normally feed on seals and sea lions, to approach the coast and eat the sea otters.
Late 17th century: from Latin, denoting a kind of whale.
Words that rhyme with orcacaulker (US calker), corker, hawker, Lorca, Majorca, Minorca, porker, squawker, stalker, talker, walker, yorker
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