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See definition of orca on Dictionary.com
  • as incetacean
  • as inwhale

synonyms for orca

  • beluga
  • dolphin
  • grampus
  • mammal
  • narwal
  • porpoise
  • whale
  • cete
  • mammal
  • porpoise
  • baleen
  • beluga
  • cetacean
  • finback
  • grampus
  • narwhal
  • rorqual
  • whopper
  • ceta
  • cete
  • orc
  • sei
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How to use orca in a sentence

In July, 15 tribal nations came together on the Squaxin Island reservation in Washington State to discuss how they can help the Pacific Northwest wild salmon and the orca that rely on it to survive.
THE FIGHT TO SAVE THE SALMONBY BRIAN BENNETT/LAPWAI, IDAHO WITH PHOTOGRAPHS BY KILIII YÜYANOCTOBER 18, 2021TIME
Leg-burning descents are punctuated with incredible wildlife experiences, like spotting breaching orcas as you carve from summit to sea.
THE 25 BEST WINTER TRIPS IN THE WORLDJVERSTEEGHOCTOBER 15, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The orcas have been suffering from starvation, ocean noise, and pollution.
DRONES REVEALED THE INTRICATE SOCIAL LIVES OF THESE KILLER WHALESCLAIRE MALDARELLIJUNE 16, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
They found that individuals were spending more time interacting with others of the same sex and of similar age, with younger orcas and female orcas displaying the most robust social lives.
DRONES REVEALED THE INTRICATE SOCIAL LIVES OF THESE KILLER WHALESCLAIRE MALDARELLIJUNE 16, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Within orca families, individuals live nearly five times longer if grandmothers are present.
HOW WHALES CAN TEACH US TO BE BETTER HUMANSBRIAN SKERRYJUNE 8, 2021TIME
As governor he’s pushed the state’s clean-energy portfolio and worked on salmon and orca conservation, which are hot topics in the Puget Sound area.
HOW TO VOTE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT THIS YEARHEATHER HANSMANOCTOBER 27, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
One night the captain's boat was attacked by a species of fish known as a "killer" (Orca), and its bows were stove in.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
It may be that he imagined Ramiro del' Orca to be acting under Cesare's instructions.
THE SHAME OF MOTLEYRAPHAEL SABATINI
A truly terrible toothed whale is the large porpoise called the killer (known to zoologists as Orca gladiator).
MORE SCIENCE FROM AN EASY CHAIRSIR E. RAY (EDWIN RAY) LANKESTER
Cranial and dental characters generally like those of Orca, except that the roots of the teeth are cylindrical.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 7VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ORCA

  • beluga
  • cete
  • dolphin
  • grampus
  • mammal
  • narwal
  • orca
  • porpoise
  • whale
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