Lagenorhyncus leucopleurus
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Delphinus Tursio — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tursiops truncatus — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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