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dau·phin

 (dô′fĭn)
n.
1. The eldest son of the king of France from 1349 to 1830.
2. Used as a title for such a nobleman.

[Middle English, from Old French, title of the lords of Dauphiné, from Dalphin, Dalfin, a surname, from dalfin, dolphin (from the device on the family's coat of arms); see dolphin.]

dauphin

(ˈdɔːfɪn; dɔːˈfɪn; French dofɛ̃)
n
(Historical Terms) (1349–1830) the title of the direct heir to the French throne; the eldest son of the king of France
[C15: from Old French: originally a family name; adopted as a title by the Counts of Vienne and later by the French crown princes]

dau•phin

(ˈdɔ fɪn, doʊˈfɛ̃)

n.
the eldest son of a king of France, used as a title from 1349 to 1830.
[1475–85; < French; Middle French dalphin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dauphin - formerly, the eldest son of the King of France and direct heir to the throne
prince - a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
Translations

dauphin

[ˈdɔːfɪn] N (Hist) → delfín m

dauphin

Dauphin [ˈdɔːfɪn ˈdəʊfɪn] ndauphin m
References in classic literature ?
It was called by three names which explain its history, its destination, and its architecture: "The House of the Dauphin," because Charles V.
Vivant en communaute relativement dense au large de Bejaia, se nourrissant essentiellement de calmars et de seiches, les dauphins, une espece protegee, accompagnent souvent les bateaux sortant du port.
Besides their search and rescue duties, the Lithuanian Air Force s AS365 N3 Dauphins will be available for tasks for example observing the effects of drought and floods, tracking crop conditions and plant disease, in addition to the monitoring of marine pollution and other environmental threat.
La station vise a assurer une education et une sensibilisation de l'environnement maritime pour la vie des dauphins et des requins, sur decision du gouverneur de la Mer Rouge.
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In addition to their search and rescue duties, the Lithuanian Air Force s AS365 N3 Dauphins will be available for tasks such as observing the effects of drought and floods, tracking crop conditions and plant disease, as well as the monitoring of marine pollution and other environmental dangers.
Ils ont confirme que le Golfe de Suez constituait un environnement propice pour les dauphins, alors que les requins preferaient les eaux profondes, en allusion a la possibilite que ce que les gens avaient vu n'etait que des dauphins.