Bottle-nosed dolphin
Bottle-nose Bot"tle-nose` Bottle-nosed dolphin Bot"tle-nosed` dolphin, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A grey cetacean of the Dolphin family, of several species, as {Delphinus Tursio} and {Lagenorhyncus leucopleurus}, of Europe.

Note: Also {Tursiops truncatus} -- a synonym?

Syn: bottlenose dolphin. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. The puffin. [1913 Webster]

3. a north Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead.

Syn: bottle-nosed whale, bottlenose whale, Hyperoodon ampullatus. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • bottle-nosed dolphin — afalina statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tursiops truncatus angl. bottle nosed dolphin; bottle nosed porpoise; coastal porpoise; common bottle nosed dolphin; grey porpoise vok. großer Tümmler;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • bottle-nosed dolphin — noun any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean • Syn: ↑bottlenose dolphin, ↑bottlenose • Hypernyms: ↑dolphin • Hyponyms: ↑Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle-nosed dolphin — any of several dolphins of the genus Tursiops, common in North Atlantic and Mediterranean waters, having a rounded forehead and well defined beak. See illus. under dolphin. Also, bottlenose dolphin, bottlenosed dolphin. Also called bottlenose. *… …   Universalium

  • bottle-nosed dolphin — noun Date: circa 1909 bottlenose dolphin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bottle-nosed dolphin — bot′tle nosed dol′phin n. mam any of several dolphins of the genus Tursiops, common in North Atlantic and Mediterranean waters, having a rounded forehead and well defined beak …   From formal English to slang

  • common bottle-nosed dolphin — afalina statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tursiops truncatus angl. bottle nosed dolphin; bottle nosed porpoise; coastal porpoise; common bottle nosed dolphin; grey porpoise vok. großer Tümmler;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • bottle-nose dolphin — noun see bottle nosed dolphin …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle-nosed porpoise — afalina statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tursiops truncatus angl. bottle nosed dolphin; bottle nosed porpoise; coastal porpoise; common bottle nosed dolphin; grey porpoise vok. großer Tümmler;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • bottle-nosed porpoise — noun see bottle nosed dolphin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dolphin Diaries — is a series of books by Lucy Daniels. This is a work of fiction. Dolphin Diaries is about a young girl, Jody McGrath, who travels with her family as they research dolphins on a yacht called the Dolpin Dreamer. Characters Jody McGrath: Jody… …   Wikipedia

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