Sentence Examples

  • BELUGA (Delphinapterus leucas), also called the "white whale," a cetacean of the family Delphinidae, characterized by its rounded head and uniformly light colour.
  • The head is rather short and rounded; the fore limbs or paddles are small and broad compared with those of most dolphins; and (as in the beluga) a dorsal fin, found in nearly all other members of the group, is wanting.
  • The narwhal and the beluga have a very similar distribution, though the latter occasionally ranges farther south.
  • The "orca" or "killer" whale, and the "beluga" or white whale, also yield "whale-oils."