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bot′tle-nosed` dol′phin

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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Noun1.bottlenose - any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beakbottlenose - 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
genus Tursiops, Tursiops - a genus of Delphinidae
Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus - the most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; often kept captive and trained to perform
Pacific bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops gilli - a bottlenose dolphin found in the Pacific Ocean
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
genus Hyperoodon, Hyperoodon - bottle-nosed whales
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