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Meaning of PHYSETER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  type genus of the Physeteridae
 

PHYSETER is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: genus Physeter
 
 See Also: black whale, cachalot, family Physeteridae, mammal genus, Physeter catodon, Physeteridae, sperm whale

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phy*se"ter\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to blow: cf. F.
phys['e]t[`e]re.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) The genus that includes the sperm whale.

2. A filtering machine operated by air pressure.

 

 

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