Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fatty substance contained in the oil of the dolphin and the porpoise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the dauphin of France
  • n. A fatty substance contained in the oil of the dolphin and the porpoise; -- called also phocenin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, pertaining to a dolphin, or to the Delphinidæ.
  • Pertaining or relating to the Dauphin of France.
  • Also delphine, delphinian.
  • n. A dolphin.
  • n. A neutral fat found in the oil of several members of the genus Delphinus.

Etymologies

Latin delphinus a dolphin. (Wiktionary)

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