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(Animals) any of various whales, such as the killer and grampus
[C16: via Latin orca, perhaps from Greek orux whale]
(European Myth & Legend) one of an imaginary race of evil goblins, esp in the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien
[probably from Italian orco man-eating giant]
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