Definition of Delphinus delphis
1. Noun. Black-and-white dolphin that leaps high out of the water.
Generic synonyms: Dolphin
Group relationships: Delphinus, Genus Delphinus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Delphinus Delphis
Literary usage of Delphinus delphis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mammalia in Their Relation to Primeval Times by Schmidt (Eduard Oskar) (1886)
"... have been admir- Fio. 46.—Right Fore-limb of ably described by Prof. Flower, Delphinus delphis. After ' Whales in the Past and Present,' van Beneden and ..."
2. Catalogue of Seals and Whales in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1871)
"Beak of skull once and a half the length of the brain-case. Teeth tf to ft. 2. Delphinus delphis. BM Delphinus delphis, Gray, lc pp. 242 (n. ..."
3. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"... where they will bleach in a short time. One drop of water in one pint of oil will injure it very much. 3. Delphinus delphis, Linn. ..."
4. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Delphinus delphis. Mm. Brit. 1121. The extremity of the upper jaw of a ... Delphinus delphis. Hunterian. 1124. Posterior part of the cranium of a Dolphin. ..."
5. Labrador, the Country and the People by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell (1909)
"Delphinus delphis Linn. Common dolphin. Delphinus delphis Linn. Syst. Nat., Ed. X, Vol. I, p. 77. 1758. South and east coasts. 17. ..."