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Right Whale

Webster's Dictionary

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(1):

Any other whale that produces valuable whalebone, as the Atlantic, or Biscay, right whale (Balaena cisarctica), and the Pacific right whale (B. Sieboldii); a bone whale.

(2):

The bowhead, Arctic, or Greenland whale (Balaena mysticetus), from whose mouth the best whalebone is obtained.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Right Whale'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​r/right-whale.html. 1828.
 
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