genus Grampus

noun
grampus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Delphinidae, ↑family Delphinidae
Member Meronyms: ↑grampus, ↑Grampus griseus

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  • Grampus — Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grampus griseus — noun slaty grey blunt nosed dolphin common in northern seas • Syn: ↑grampus • Hypernyms: ↑dolphin • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Grampus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grampus — may mean: *A common name historically used for the orca *Grampus, the genus that includes Risso s Dolphin as its only species *CSS Grampus , a Confederate river steamer *USS Grampus , the name of a number of ships of the United States Navy *HMS… …   Wikipedia

  • genus Orcinus — noun killer whales • Syn: ↑Orcinus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Delphinidae, ↑family Delphinidae • Member Meronyms: ↑k …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cowfish — Grampus Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • G griseus — Grampus Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • G Stearnsii — Grampus Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grampuses — Grampus Gram pus, n.; pl. {Grampuses}. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See {Grand}, and {Fish}. the animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Risso's Dolphin — Taxobox name = Risso s DolphinMSW3 Cetacea|id=14300098] status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref =IUCN2008|assessors=Taylor, B.L., Baird, R., Barlow, J., Dawson, S.M., Ford, J., Mead, J.G., Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Wade, P. Pitman,… …   Wikipedia

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