Beluga



Also called hausen. a white sturgeon, Huso huso, of the Black and Caspian seas, valued as a source of caviar and isinglass.
Also called sea canary, white whale. a cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas, of northern seas, that has a rounded head and is white when adult.
Contemporary Examples

Wolfgang’s Revolution, at Your Gates Katie Workman July 27, 2009

Historical Examples

The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard
Short Sketches from Oldest America John Driggs
The Animal World, A Book of Natural History Theodore Wood
The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard
Leather K. J. Adcock
The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3 Hubert Howe Bancroft
Short Sketches from Oldest America John Driggs
The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867 Various

noun
a large white sturgeon, Acipenser (or Huso) huso, of the Black and Caspian Seas: a source of caviar and isinglass
another name for white whale
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