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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hump·back /-ˌbæk, ||ˈbæk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hump·back /-ˌbæk, , ˈbæk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hump·back n.
 1. A crooked back; a humped back.
 2. A humpbacked person; a hunchback.
 3. Zool. (a) Any whale of the genus Megaptera, characterized by a hump or bunch on the back. Several species are known. The most common ones in the North Atlantic are Megaptera longimana of Europe, and Megaptera osphyia of America; that of the California coasts is Megaptera versabilis. (b) A small salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), of the northwest coast of America; the humpbacked salmon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column [syn: kyphosis,
      2: a person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature
         of the upper spine [syn: hunchback, crookback]
      3: large whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching
         or humping its back as it dives [syn: humpback whale, Megaptera