narwhal

[n] - small arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk
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Narwhal

Nar'whal noun [ Swedish or Danish narvhal ; akin to Icelandic nāhvalr , and English whale . the first syllable is perhaps from Icelandic nār corpse, dead body, in allusion to the whitish color its skin. See Whale .] [ Written also narwhale .] ...
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narwhal

<zoology> An arctic cetacean (Monodon monocerous), about twenty feet long. The male usually has one long, twisted, pointed canine tooth, or tusk projecting forward from the upper jaw like a horn, whence it is called also sea unicorn, unicorn fish, and unicorn whale. Sometimes two horns are developed, side by side. ... Origin: Sw. Or Dan. Narv...
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narwhal

narwal noun small arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk
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Narwhal

• (n.) An arctic cetacean (Monodon monocerous), about twenty feet long. The male usually has one long, twisted, pointed canine tooth, or tusk projecting forward from the upper jaw like a horn, whence it is called also sea unicorn, unicorn fish, and unicorn whale. Sometimes two horns are developed, side by side. • (n.) An arctic cetacean (...
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narwhal

a small, toothed whale found along coasts and in rivers throughout the Arctic. Males possess a long, straight tusk that projects forward from above ... [1 related articles]
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Narwhal

HMS Narwhal was a British Porpoise Class minelayer submarine of 1500 tons displacement launched in 1937 and sunk during the Second World War. She was armed with one 4-inch gun; two machine guns and six 21-inch torpedo tubes in the bow. She was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 15.75 knots on the surface, and electric motors providi...
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narwhal

narwhal (när'wul) , a small arctic whale, Monodon monoceros. The males of this species, and an occasional female, bear a single, tightly spiraled tusk that measures up to 9 ft (2.7 m) in length. This tusk is an overgrown upper central incisor tooth, generally the one on the left. Very rarel...
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Narwhal

The narwhal or narwhale (Monodon monoceros) is a whale of the sub-family Monodontinae found only in the arctic. The male has a long spiralling tusk which is not normally possessed by the female. The tusk which grows to a length of between 1.5 and 3 metres is actually a modified tooth and looks like a twisted and gnarled walking stick. During the 17...
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narwhal

Toothed whale found only in the Arctic Ocean. It grows to 5 m/16 ft long, has a grey and black body, a small head, and short flippers. The male has a single spiral tusk growing straight out in front of its upper lip that can measure up to 2.7 m/9 ft long. (Species Monodon monoceros&l...
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Narwhal

The narwhal, or narwhale (Monodon monoceros), is a medium-sized toothed whale and possesses a large `tusk` from a protruding canine tooth. It lives year-round in the Arctic waters around Greenland, Canada, and Russia. It is one of two living species of whale in the Monodontidae family, along with the beluga whale. The narwhal males are distingui.....
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Narwhal

[ship] Narwhal was a whaling ship, a barque which was part of the Arctic fleet between 1883 and 1907. ...
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