English

Definition of cetacean noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cetacean

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//sɪˈteɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪˈteɪʃn//
 
(biology)
 
jump to other results
a whale, dolphin, or other sea creature that belongs to the same group Word Originmodern Latin (plural), from Latin cetus, from Greek kētos ‘whale’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cetacean

Other results

All matches