Definition of Coryphaena hippurus

1. Noun. The more common dolphinfish valued as food; about six feet long.

Generic synonyms: Dolphin, Dolphinfish, Mahimahi



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coryphaena Hippurus

Corynebacterium kutscheri
Corynebacterium minutissimum
Corynebacterium murisepticum
Corynebacterium ovis
Corynebacterium parvum
Corynebacterium phocae
Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum
Corynebacterium renale
Corynebacterium striatum
Corynebacterium xerosis
Corypha
Corypha gebanga
Corypha umbraculifera
Corypha utan
Coryphaena equisetis
Coryphaena hippurus (current term)
Coryphaenidae
Coryzavirus
Cos
Cosa Nostra
Cosby
Cosenza
Cosimo de Medici
Cosimo the Elder
Cosmo
Cosmocampus
Cosmocampus profundus
Cossacks
Costa Brava

Literary usage of Coryphaena hippurus

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1914)
"Coryphaena hippurus Linné. The dolphin mentioned by Knight, 'Cruise of the Alerte,' p. 139, is doubtless of this species. One was taken by Mr. Murphy on ..."

2. Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour in Several of the American by Jasper Danckaerts, Peter Sluyter (1867)
"The middle figure of this plate, marked Dolphyn, is the common dolphin of the Atlantic, the Coryphaena hippurus, of Linnaeus. In the text, mention is made ..."

3. The Strange Adventures of Andrew Battell of Leigh, in Angola and the by Andrew Battel, Samuel Purchas, Anthony Knivet (1901)
"... or gilthead, of the Portuguese (Coryphaena hippurus), and delights to swim in the shadow of the vessel. 2 The Ilha Grande lies in lat. ..."

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