HyperDic: whalesucker

English > 1 sense of the word whalesucker:
NOUNanimalwhalesucker, whale sucker, Remilegia australislarge blue Pacific remora that attaches to whales and dolphins
English > whalesucker: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge blue Pacific remora that attaches to whales and dolphins.
Synonymswhale sucker, Remilegia australis
Member ofRemilegia, genus RemilegiaA genus of Echeneididae
Broaderremora, suckerfish, sucking fishmarine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving objects

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