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Spanish translation of “whale”

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whale

noun /weil/
a type of very large mammal that lives in the sea.
ballena
killer whale noun a black and white whale.
orca
whalebone noun, adjective (of) a light bendable substance got from the upper jaw of certain whales.
barba de ballena
whale oil noun oil obtained from the fatty parts of a whale.
aceite de ballena
have a whale of a time to enjoy oneself very much
pasarlo pipa, pasarlo en grande
They were having a whale of a time at the party.
Translations of “whale”
in Korean 고래…
in Arabic حوت…
in French baleine…
in Italian balena…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鯨…
in Russian кит…
in Turkish balina…
in Polish wieloryb…
in Portuguese baleia…
in German der Wal…
in Catalan balena…
in Japanese クジラ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鲸…
(Definition of whale from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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