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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 synonym?

    Syn: bottlenose dolphin.

  2. The puffin.

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

    Syn: bottle-nosed whale, bottlenose whale, Hyperoodon ampullatus.