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Synonyms for cetaceous

of or relating to whales and dolphins etc


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Mormonism's tapped spine cetaceous it complicates, we say, &
Could there be a more outrageous pair of adjectives so oddly conjoined in [sound] and disparity of creatures involved: cetaceous (refers to whales and dolphins) and psittaceous (refers to parrots)?
After the whale gives birth to Tashtego and Melville establishes the cetaceous lineage of this Native American full-blood, Tashtego sights Moby Dick for the first time on the voyage, though Ahab claims the prize--a doubloon nailed to one of the masts--for himself (688).
2012): An unusual new basal iguanodont (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Lower Cetaceous of Teruel, Spain.