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Word meaning dolphin

n. A cetacean of the genus Delphinus and allied genera (esp. D. delphis); the true dolphin.
n. The Coryphaena hippuris, a fish of about five feet in length, celebrated for its surprising changes of color when dying. It is the fish commonly known as the dolphin. See Coryphaenoid.
n. A mass of iron or lead hung from the yardarm, in readiness to be dropped on the deck of an enemy's vessel.
n. A kind of wreath or strap of plaited cordage.
n. A spar or buoy held by an anchor and furnished with a ring to which ships may fasten their cables.
n. A mooring post on a wharf or beach.
n. A permanent fender around a heavy boat just below the gunwale.
n. In old ordnance, one of the handles above the trunnions by which the gun was lifted.
n. A small constellation between Aquila and Pegasus. See Delphinus, n., 2.

Crossword clues for dolphin

- Cetacean
- Marine mammal
- Porpoise relation

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