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Definition of “dolphin” - Learner’s Dictionary

dolphin

noun [C]     /ˈdɒlfɪn/
B1 an intelligent animal that lives in the sea, breathes air, and looks like a large, smooth, grey fishMarine mammals
Translations of “dolphin”
in Arabic دولْفين…
in Korean 돌고래…
in Malaysian ikan lumba-lumba…
in French dauphin…
in Turkish yunus balığı…
in Italian delfino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海豚…
in Russian дельфин…
in Polish delfin…
in Vietnamese cá heo…
in Spanish delfín…
in Portuguese golfinho…
in Thai ปลาโลมา…
in German der Delphin…
in Catalan dofí…
in Japanese イルカ…
in Indonesian lumba-lumba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海豚…
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