Meaning of “porpoise” in the English Dictionary

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"porpoise" in British English

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porpoisenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɔː.pəs/ us /ˈpɔːr.pəs/

(Definition of “porpoise” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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porpoisenoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɔr·pəs/

a large mammal that lives in the sea and swims in groups

(Definition of “porpoise” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)