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Meaning of DELPHINUS

Pronunciation:  del'fInus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  type genus of the Delphinidae
  2. [n]  a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Pegasus and Aquila
 

DELPHINUS is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: genus Delphinus
 
 See Also: common dolphin, constellation, Delphinidae, Delphinus delphis, family Delphinidae, mammal genus

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Del*phi"nus\, n. [L., a dolphin, fr. Gr. delfi`s,
delfi`n.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of Cetacea, including the dolphin. See
   {Dolphin}, 1.

2. (Astron.) The Dolphin, a constellation near the equator
   and east of Aquila.

 

 

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