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dolphin British & World English

A small gregarious toothed whale which typically has a beak-like snout and a curved fin on the back. Dolphins have become well known for their sociable nature and high intelligence

dolphin-safe British & World English

(On canned tuna labels) indicating that the tuna has been harvested using fishing methods that are not harmful to dolphins

river dolphin British & World English

A solitary dolphin with a long slender beak, a small dorsal fin, and very poor eyesight. It lives in rivers and coastal waters of South America, India, and China, using echolocation to find its prey

Amazon dolphin British & World English

another term for boto.

Risso's dolphin British & World English

A grey dolphin which has a rounded snout with no beak, and long black flippers, living mainly in temperate seas

spinner dolphin British & World English

A dolphin of warm seas that has a long slender beak and is noted for rotating several times while leaping into the air

bottlenose dolphin British & World English

A stout-bodied dolphin with a distinct short beak, found in tropical and temperate coastal waters

river dolphin in river British & World English

Used in names of animals and plants living in or associated with rivers, e.g. river dolphin

dusky dolphin in dusky British & World English

Used in names of animals with dark coloration, e.g. dusky dolphin, dusky warbler

bottle-nosed dolphin in bottlenose dolphin British & World English

A stout-bodied dolphin with a distinct short beak, found in tropical and temperate coastal waters

dolphin English-Spanish

delfín m

a boy riding on a dolphin/donkey in ride English-Spanish

un niño montado en un delfín/burro