Delphinoid
Delphinoid Del"phi*noid, a. [L. delphinus a dolphin + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the dolphin. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • delphinoid — adj. & n. adj. 1 of the family that includes dolphins, porpoises, grampuses, etc. 2 dolphin like. n. 1 a member of the delphinoid family of aquatic mammals. 2 a dolphin like animal. Etymology: Gk delphinoeides f. delphin dolphin * * * adjective… …   Useful english dictionary

  • delphinoid — del·phi·noid …   English syllables

  • cowfish — Grampus Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • G griseus — Grampus Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • G Stearnsii — Grampus Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grampus — Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grampuses — Grampus Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Odobenocetops — Temporal range: Early to Middle Pliocene Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • московский дельфиноид — Дельфиноподобное образование, получившееся на серии снимков небольшого тёмного неопознанного объекта в г. Москве (Россия) зимой 1990 г. E. Moskow dolphinoid D. Moskauer Delphinoid …   Толковый уфологический словарь с эквивалентами на английском и немецком языках

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