Tursiops

noun
a genus of Delphinidae
Syn: ↑genus Tursiops
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Delphinidae, ↑family Delphinidae
Member Meronyms: ↑bottlenose dolphin, ↑bottle-nosed dolphin, ↑bottlenose

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\\ˈtərsēˌäps\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Tursio, genus of dolphins (from Latin, a kind of dolphin, from Greek thyrsiōn, from thyrsos thyrsus) + -ops
: a genus of rather large heavy-bodied dolphins having a truncate beak and a dorsal fin shaped like a sickle

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