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dolphinnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɒl.fɪn/  us   /ˈdɑːl.fɪn/
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dolphinnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɑl·fən, ˈdɔl-/
a sea mammal that looks like a large fish with a pointed mouth
(Definition of dolphin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dolphin”
in Korean 돌고래…
in Arabic دولْفين…
in Malaysian ikan lumba-lumba…
in French dauphin…
in Russian дельфин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海豚…
in Italian delfino…
in Turkish yunus balığı…
in Polish delfin…
in Spanish delfín…
in Vietnamese cá heo…
in Portuguese golfinho…
in Thai ปลาโลมา…
in German der Delphin…
in Catalan dofí…
in Japanese イルカ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海豚…
in Indonesian lumba-lumba…
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