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narwhal

Saltos de línea: nar|whal
Pronunciación: /ˈnɑːw(ə)l
 
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Definición de narwhal en inglés:

sustantivo

A small Arctic whale, the male of which has a long forward-pointing spirally twisted tusk developed from one of its teeth.
  • Monodon monoceros, family Monodontidae
Example sentences
  • Dolphins and porpoises are examples of odontocetes, as are belugas, narwhals, killer whales, sperm whales, and beaked whales.
  • Polar bears are seagoing hunters that roam vast areas of the Arctic, pursuing a movable feast of seals, narwhals, beluga whales, and walruses.
  • For centuries observers have been fascinated and mystified by the majestic spiral tusk grown by the small Arctic whale known as the narwhal.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Dutch narwal, Danish narhval, based on Old Norse nár 'corpse', with reference to skin colour.

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