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Noun: pilot whale  pI-lut weyl
  1. Small dark-coloured whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school
    - black whale, common blackfish, blackfish, Globicephala melaena

Derived forms: pilot whales

Type of: dolphin

Part of: genus Globicephala, Globicephala

Encyclopedia: Pilot whale