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 for bottlenose
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.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. a north Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead.
     Syn: bottle-nosed whale, bottlenose whale, Hyperoodon
          [WordNet 1.5]

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
           dolphin, bottlenose]
      2: northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead [syn:
         bottle-nosed whale, bottlenose whale, bottlenose,
         Hyperoodon ampullatus]

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