Definition of Family delphinidae
1. Noun. Dolphins.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Odontoceti, Suborder Odontoceti
Member holonyms: Dolphin, Delphinus, Genus Delphinus, Genus Tursiops, Tursiops, Genus Phocoena, Phocoena, Genus Grampus, Genus Orcinus, Orcinus, Genus Globicephala, Globicephala
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Delphinidae
Literary usage of Family delphinidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus) family delphinidae A large dolphin, measuring up to 4m in length, as the Risso's dolphin dives, you may also notice the ..."
2. Travels of a Naturalist: A Record of Adventures, Discoveries, History and by Adolphe Boucard (1894)
"... family DELPHINIDAE. This family consists of true dolphins or bottle-noses and porpoises. The larger species are dignified by the name of whales. ..."