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Noun: dolphin  dól-fin
  1. Large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
    - dolphinfish, mahimahi
  2. Any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
  3. A post or buoy used for mooring

Derived forms: dolphins

Type of: percoid, percoid fish, percoidean, toothed whale

Part of: Coryphaenidae, Delphinidae, family Coryphaenidae, family Delphinidae

Encyclopedia: Dolphin, John