Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Delphinidae: Monodontidae, Odontoceti, Orcinus, Platanistidae, Ziphiidae, Phocoenidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Delphinidae - dolphins
mammal family - a family of mammals
Odontoceti, suborder Odontoceti - toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
genus Delphinus, Delphinus - type genus of the Delphinidae
genus Tursiops, Tursiops - a genus of Delphinidae
genus Grampus - grampus
genus Orcinus, Orcinus - killer whales
References in periodicals archive ?
A dolphin has a certain genetic "blueprint" and is a substance of the kind Delphinidae.
Lobomycosis (lacaziosis) is a chronic, granulomatous, fungal infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues that affects humans and members of the family Delphinidae (1-6).
They are mammals of the order Cetacea and the families Plantanistidae and Delphinidae and include about 50 species.