how to pronounce cetacean

/sɪˈtɛɪ.ʃən/

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cetacean is pronounced in three syllables

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sɪtɛɪʃən

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meanings of cetacean

adjective:

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

noun:

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

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