Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a bottle-shaped nose; having a nose full and swollen about the wings and end, or inflamed by drinking.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having the nose bottle-shaped, or large at the end.
“Although she never speaks, she makes a gurgling sound, high-pitched like the bottle-nosed dolphins at the Aquarium.”
“Hayden Panettiere went to Japan to try and physically save some bottle-nosed dolphins from slaughter.”
“The northern bottle-nosed whale, which is 16-18ft long and is usually found in deep sea waters, has passed Parliament and is moving upstream.”
“Only a few of them, other than primates and elephants, are known to have the cells: humpback whales, sperm whales, fin whales, orcas and bottle-nosed dolphins.”
“Marine mammals include bottle-nosed dolphin Tursiops truncatus, and Californian sea lion Zalophus californianus.”
“Which of course is timely in view of the Northern bottle-nosed whale Hyperoodon ampullatus that just swam up the Thames.”
“ELAM (voice-over): Colleen Kelly jumped at the chance to see the 20 or so bottle-nosed dolphins that have been living in New Jersey Shrewsbury River for the last three weeks.”
“He was like an encyclopedia entry: here were the humpback whales, and there the bottle-nosed, and the pilot and the beluga, the right whales and the blue.”
“To fill the void, a race of aliens offer intelligence first to the dolphins (they turn them down, bunch of bottle-nosed snobs!) and then next to gorillas (who gleefully accept).”
“The problem is Winter, a bottle-nosed dolphin, doesn't have a choice because Winter doesn't have a tail.”
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