Definition of Delphin

1. a. Pertaining to the dauphin of France; as, the Delphin classics, an edition of the Latin classics, prepared in the reign of Louis XIV., for the use of the dauphin (in usum Delphini).



2. n. A fatty substance contained in the oil of the dolphin and the porpoise; -- called also phocenin.

Definition of Delphin

1. Noun. (organic compound) A fatty substance contained in the oil of the dolphin and the porpoise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Delphin

1. pertaining to the dauphin [adj]

Medical Definition of Delphin

1. A fatty substance contained in the oil of the dolphin and the porpoise. Synonym: phocenin. Origin: L. Delphinus a dolphin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Delphin

delos
deloul
delouls
delouse
deloused
delouser
delousers
delouses
delousing
delph
delphi technique
delphian node
delphically
delphin (current term)
delphine
delphinia
delphinic
delphinidin
delphinidins
delphinine
delphinion
delphinium
delphiniums
delphinoid
delphinoidea
delphinus
delphs
delrioite

Literary usage of Delphin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association by American philological association (1897)
"The delphin Classics, by Professor Wilfred P. Mustard, of Haverford College (read by ... The delphin classics were editions of the principal Latin authors ..."

2. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Joseph Haydn (1889)
"delphin CLASSICS, a collection«* thirty- nine Latin authors in sixty volumes, made loi ч added in 1730. The due do Montausier. tne у»"ч> prince's governor, ..."

3. The Classical Journal (1821)
"delphin Editors. To the Subscribers to the improved Edition of the delphin Classics, and to your readers in general, the following list of ihe authors ..."

4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"delphin", the name applied to a celebrated edition of the Latin classics, which was-prepared in the reign of Louis XIV., by 39 of the best scholars of the ..."

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