bot'tle-nosed dol'phin

any of several dolphins of the genus Tursiops, common in North Atlantic and Mediterranean waters, having a rounded forehead and well-defined beak. See illus. under dolphin. Also,bot'tlenose dol'phin,bot'tlenosed dol'phin.Also called bottlenose.

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bottleneckbottle-nosed whale
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