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Humpback   Listen
noun
Humpback  n.  
1.
A crooked back; a humped back.
2.
A humpbacked person; a hunchback.
3.
(Zool.)
(a)
Any whale of the genus Megaptera, characterized by a hump or bunch on the back. Several species are known. The most common ones in the North Atlantic are Megaptera longimana of Europe, and Megaptera osphyia of America; that of the California coasts is Megaptera versabilis.
(b)
A small salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), of the northwest coast of America; the humpbacked salmon.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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Words linked to "Humpback" :   hunchback, genus Megaptera, spinal curvature, Megaptera, crookback, baleen whale, whalebone whale, kyphosis, Megaptera novaeangliae, humpback whale



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