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porpoise

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɔː.pəs/  us   /ˈpɔːr-/
a mammal that lives in the sea, swims in groups, and looks similar to a dolphin but has a shorter rounder nose
Translations of “porpoise”
in Vietnamese cá heo…
in Spanish marsopa…
in Thai ปลาโลมา…
in Malaysian ikan lumba-lumba…
in French marsouin…
in German der Tümmler…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼠海豚…
in Indonesian lumba-lumba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼠海豚…
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