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TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Tursiops truncatus mean? 

TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS (noun)
  The noun TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS has 1 sense:

1. the most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; often kept captive and trained to perform

  Familiarity information: TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS used as a noun is very rare.


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TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS (noun)


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Meaning:

The most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; often kept captive and trained to perform

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Atlantic bottlenose dolphin; Tursiops truncatus

Hypernyms ("Tursiops truncatus" is a kind of...):

bottle-nosed dolphin; bottlenose; bottlenose dolphin (any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean)


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