Definition of 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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Delphinidae
Literary usage of Delphinidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1908)
"The most radical feature of Professor Abel's classification is the removal of the white whale and narwhal (Delphinapterus and Monodon) from the Delphinidae ..."
2. 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 ..."