[ UK /kˈæt‍ʃɐlˌɒt/ ]
  1. large whale with a large cavity in the head containing spermaceti and oil; also a source of ambergris
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How To Use cachalot In A Sentence

  • Squids are favorite meal of cachalots; they usually eat rather small squids of 4-6 kilograms and gulp them in schools.
  • There are three kinds of whale; the Greenland, called by the sailors the right whale, as being most highly prized by them; the great northern rorqual, called by fishers the razor-back or finner, and the cachalot or spermaciti whale. Thrilling Stories Of The Ocean From Authentic Accounts Of Modern Voyagers And Travellers; Designed For The Entertainment And Instruction Of Young People
  • The cachalot is a disagreeable creature, more tadpole than fish, according to Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Three days after, when the carcass of the _cachalot_ had been "flensed" and tried out, and the whaler had once more proceeded upon her cruise, she chanced upon a spot where the sea was strewn with a variety of objects, among which were two or three spars of a ship, and several empty water-casks. The Ocean Waifs A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea
  • Having in our turn described to him our adventure with the cachalot whale, I asked him if he knew of a suitable spot for the anchorage of the yacht. Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 3
  • The surrounding sea is visited by dolphins, cachalots and whales.
  • Legendary whales appear as immense cachalots and tend to appear ghostly, with white or very light grey hides that meld in with the briney foam.
  • Toothed whales are divided into three groups: the cachalots, the porpoises and the dolphins.
  • I'm helping a friend who has to do some researches on giant squids and cachalots (all kinds of info would be welcome) and I thought that this may be a good place to ask.
  • The cachalot is a disagreeable creature, more tadpole than fish, according to Fredol's description. Vingt mille lieues sous les mers. English
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