Whale ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Whale ( noun )

  1. A very large mammal that lives in the sea, having a streamlined body, a horizontal tail fin, and a blowhole on top of the head for breathing.
  2. A large person or thing of a particular kind.

Origin:

Middle english, from old english hwæl; akin to old high german hwal whale, old english hweohl wheel.

Examples:

  1. The whale was spotted off the coast.
  2. The whale is an endangered species.
  3. The whale watching tour was popular with tourists.
  4. The whale's blowhole spouted water.
  5. The whale's song was recorded by researchers.

(As a verb)

Whale ( verb )

  1. A very large mammal that lives in the sea, having a streamlined body, a horizontal tail fin, and a blowhole on top of the head for breathing.
  2. A large person or thing of a particular kind.

Origin:

Middle english, from old english hwæl; akin to old high german hwal whale, old english hweohl wheel.

Examples:

  1. The whale was spotted off the coast.
  2. The whale is an endangered species.
  3. The whale watching tour was popular with tourists.
  4. The whale's blowhole spouted water.
  5. The whale's song was recorded by researchers.
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