how to pronounce cetacean


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The above transcription of cetacean is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

cetacean is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of cetacean


  1. Pertaining to the zoologic order Cetacea, or associated with species falling under that taxonomic hierarchy.
  2. Resembling or relating to large aquatic mammals.


  1. An animal belonging to the order Cetacea, including dolphins, porpoises, and whales.

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