family Balaenidae


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Noun1.family Balaenidae - right whalesfamily Balaenidae - right whales        
mammal family - a family of mammals
Mysticeti, suborder Mysticeti - baleen whales: right whales; rorquals; blue whales; humpbacks
right whale - large Arctic whalebone whale; allegedly the `right' whale to hunt because of its valuable whalebone and oil
Balaena, genus Balaena - type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales
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