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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; often kept captive and trained to perform;
[syn: Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus]


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 Europe. 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 ampullatus. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Tursiops truncatus n 1: the most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; often kept captive and trained to perform [syn: Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus]