"white whale." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 11 October 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/white-whale>.
white whale. (n.d.). Retrieved October 11th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/white-whale
(plural white whales)
From white +"Ž whale. Figurative and additional senses derive from reference to Herman Melville's 1851 novel Moby-Dick, in which Captain Ahab relentlessly pursues an albino sperm whale.
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