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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Bottle-nose \Bot"tle-nose`\ Bottle-nosed dolphin \Bot"tle-nosed`
dolphin\, n. (Zool.)
1. A grey cetacean of the Dolphin family, of several species,
as Delphinus Tursio and Lagenorhyncus leucopleurus, of
Note: Also Tursiops truncatus -- a synonym?
Syn: bottlenose dolphin.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. The puffin.
3. a north Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead.
Syn: bottle-nosed whale, bottlenose whale, Hyperoodon
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-
developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and
Mediterranean [syn: bottlenose dolphin, bottle-nosed
2: northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead [syn:
bottle-nosed whale, bottlenose whale, bottlenose,
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