Definition of Tursiops truncatus

1. Noun. The most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; often kept captive and trained to perform.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Tursiops Truncatus

Turlupins
Turnbull
Turnbull's blue
Turner
Turner's sulcus
Turner's tooth
Turneresque
Turnicidae
Turnix sylvatica
Turritis
Turritis glabra
Tursiops
Tursiops gilli
Tursiops truncatus (current term)
Turtlemania
Tusayan
Tuscaloosa
Tuscan
Tuscan order
Tuscany
Tuscarora
Tuscaroras
Tuskegee
Tussaud
Tussilago
Tussilago alpina
Tussilago farfara
Tutankhamen

Literary usage of Tursiops truncatus

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Our commonest east coast porpoise (Tursiops truncatus) is not found in Greenland waters, while the harbor porpoise ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Our commonest east coast porpoise (Tursiops truncatus) is not found in Greenland waters, while the harbor porpoise ..."

3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"743 A note on the common bottlenosed porpoise of the North Atlantic, Tursiops truncatus (Montagu). Philadelphia, Pa., Proc., Acad. Nat. ..."

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