Definition of humpback whale noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


humpback whale

BrE BrE//ˌhʌmpbæk ˈweɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhʌmpbæk ˈweɪl//
(also humpback) Wild mammals
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a large whale (= a very large sea animal) with a back shaped like a hump See related entries: Wild mammals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: humpback whale