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

 fin·back /ˈfɪnˌbæk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fin·back n. Zool. Any whale of the genera Sibbaldius, Balænoptera, and allied genera, of the family Balænopteridæ, characterized by a prominent fin on the back. The common finbacks of the New England coast are Sibbaldius tectirostris and S. tuberosus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along
          the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific [syn: finback whale,
           fin whale, common rorqual, Balaenoptera physalus]