bottlenose(redirected from Bottle nose)
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Related to Bottle nose: bottlenose dolphin
any of several dolphins of the genus Tursiops, common in North Atlantic and Mediterranean waters, having a rounded forehead and well-defined beak.
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|Noun||1.||bottlenose - any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean|
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus - the most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; often kept captive and trained to perform
|2.||bottlenose - northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead|
beaked whale - any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw