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Orcellus is a diminutive meaning a small cask; from orca, a cask.

"Here be no girls, Messer del' Orca," I answered him in the same tone.

Messer Ramiro del' Orca should account to me for this vile deed.

Ramiro del' Orca is a traitor who is plotting the death of his overlord.

I was inclined to the belief that this species was the orca, a whale-killing fish.

The orca, undeterred, plunged straight onward into the inky cloud.

Quillan withdrew the gun, slid it into a pocket, smiled down at Orca.

Orca is situated about three miles north of Cordova, in Cordova Bay.

One night the captain's boat was attacked by a species of fish known as a "killer" (Orca), and its bows were stove in.

Allied to Orca, but distinguishable from it by some rather minute peculiarities, is Pseudorca.

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