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grampus Line breaks: gram|pus
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrampəs/

Definition of grampus in English:

noun (plural grampuses)

1A cetacean of the dolphin family, in particular:
1.1 another term for Risso's dolphin.
1.2 another term for killer whale.


Early 16th century: alteration (by association with grand 'big') of Old French grapois, from medieval Latin craspiscis, from Latin crassus piscis 'fat fish'.

Words that rhyme with grampus

campus, hippocampus, pampas

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