HyperDic: porpoise

English > 1 sense of the word porpoise:
NOUNanimalporpoiseany of several small gregarious cetacean mammals having a blunt snout and many teeth
porpoise > pronunciation
Soundspao'rpahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > porpoise: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of several small gregarious cetacean mammals having a blunt snout and many teeth.
Member ofPhocoena, genus Phocoenaporpoises
Narrowerharbor porpoise, herring hog, Phocoena phocoenaThe common porpoise of the northern Atlantic and Pacific
vaquita, Phocoena sinusA short porpoise that lives in the Gulf of California
BroaderdolphinAny of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout
Spanishmarsopa
Catalanmarsopa, marsuí

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