Complete Definition of "narwhal"

wikipedia|Narwhal

English
Image:Narwal brehm.jpg|thumb|200px|Drawing of a Narwhal

Etymology
From Dutch narwal or Danish narhval, wal/hval meaning âwhaleâ and nar- from Old Norse nár âcorpseâ. Cf. Icelandic náhvalur.

Noun
en-noun

  1. an Arctic cetacean, about 20 feet long; the male has a single twisted pointed canine tooth or tusk projecting forward like a horn.

Scientific names
Monodon monoceros

Synonyms
sea unicorn

Translations

Chinese: ä¸è§é²¸ (yÄ« jiÇo jÄ«ng)
Danish: narhval c
Dutch: narwal m
Faroese: náhvalur m
Finnish: sarvivalas
German: Narwal m
Greek: Ïάλαινα νάÏβαλ m
Icelandic: náhvalur m
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Italian: narvalo m
Japanese: ã¤ãã«ã¯, ä¸è§ (ikkaku)
Korean: ì¼ê°ê³ ë (ilgak-gorae)
Portuguese: narval m
Russian: наÑвал (narvál) m
Spanish: narval m
French: narval m

Category:Mammals
Category:Whales

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