bottlenose dolphin(redirected from Buttle-nosed dolphin)
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bot·tle·nose dolphin(bŏt′l-nōz′) also bot·tle-nosed dolphin (-nōzd′)
A marine mammal (Tursiops truncatus) of temperate and tropical waters worldwide, having a short protruding beak, a gray or brown stocky body, and a prominent curved dorsal fin.
(Animals) any dolphin of the genus Tursiops, esp T. truncatus, some of which have been kept in captivity and trained to perform tricks
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|Noun||1.||bottlenose dolphin - 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
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