Origin of orcaL: see orc
A black-and-white toothed whale (Orcinus orca) that feeds on large fish, squid, and marine mammals such as seals and other whales and dolphins. Also called killer whale .
Origin of orcaLatin ōrca whale probably alteration ( probably influenced by ōrca vessel ) of Greek orux orug- pickaxe, a kind of large fish or whale perhaps from orussein to dig
From Latin orca (“whale").
- Class 4: RAOCYN becomes Crayon, Acorn, Carny, Corny, Rayon, Corn, Cyan, Orca, Yarn, Arc, Can, Car, Con, Coy, Cry, Crony, Ray, Narc and Oar.
- You may be one of those who is lucky enough to see a dolphin, whale, or orca from the aquarium's viewing platforms.
- If you're surfing or diving in extreme climates, you want a quality wetsuit like an Orca or Ironman.
- The "orca" or "killer" whale, and the "beluga" or white whale, also yield "whale-oils."