Thesaurus / rorqual
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What is temporary in the Rorqual appears to be permanent in the Sotalia.

The only other rorqual to do so—the blue whale—raises the flukes slightly or not at all.

The rorqual feeds partly upon the small creatures which it captures by means of its whalebone strainer, and partly upon fishes.

Rorqual, ror′kwal, n. a genus of whales of the largest size.

Captain Scoresby indeed mentions a Rorqual no less than 120 feet in length, but this is probably too great an estimate.

The Beauties of NatureSir John Lubbock

It has, however, the general outline of a Rorqual, with a relatively small head.

Another visitor, the Rorqual, is not welcomed by the fishermen.

Within the DeepR. Cadwallader Smith

He came out to meet me upon the back of a mighty 'rorqual,' and a body-guard of four hundred picked narwhals swam before him.

Tales of the ChesapeakeGeorge Alfred Townsend

That of the extinct Halitherium recalls the pelvis of the Rorqual.

WORDS RELATED TO RORQUAL

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.