HyperDic: dolphin

English > 2 senses of the word dolphin:
NOUNanimaldolphin, dolphinfish, mahimahilarge slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
animaldolphinany of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout
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English > dolphin: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii).
Synonymsdolphinfish, mahimahi
Member ofCoryphaenidae, family Coryphaenidaelarge active pelagic percoid fish
Partsdolphinfish, mahimahiThe lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
RegionHawaii, Hawai'i, Aloha State, HI, Haw.A state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
NarrowerCoryphaena equisetisA kind of dolphinfish
Coryphaena hippurusThe more common dolphinfish valued as food
Broaderpercoid fish, percoid, percoideanAny of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
English > dolphin: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises.
Member ofDelphinidae, family Delphinidaedolphins
Narrowerbottlenose dolphin, bottle-nosed dolphin, bottlenoseAny of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak
common dolphin, Delphinus delphisBlack-and-white dolphin that leaps high out of the water
grampus, Grampus griseusSlaty-grey blunt-nosed dolphin common in northern seas
killer whale, killer, orca, grampus, sea wolf, Orcinus orcapredatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin
pilot whale, black whale, common blackfish, blackfish, Globicephala melaenasmall dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States
porpoiseAny of several small gregarious cetacean mammals having a blunt snout and many teeth
river dolphinAny of several long-snouted usually freshwater dolphins of South America and southern Asia
white whale, beluga, Delphinapterus leucassmall northern whale that is white when adult
Broadertoothed whaleAny of several whales having simple conical teeth and feeding on fish etc.
Spanishdelfín, delphinidae

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