Definition of Bottle-nosed dolphin

1. Noun. Any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean.




Definition of Bottle-nosed dolphin

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of bottlenose dolphin) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bottle-nosed Dolphin

bottes
botties
bottine
bottines
botting
bottinoite
bottle
bottle-arse
bottle-cordk
bottle-fed
bottle-feed
bottle-green
bottle-nose
bottle-nose dolphin
bottle-nosed dolphin (current term)
bottle-nosed dolphins
bottle-nosed whale
bottle-o
bottle-opener
bottle-openers
bottle-os
bottle-tree
bottle away
bottle bank
bottle banks
bottle bill
bottle brush
bottle brushes
bottle cap

Literary usage of Bottle-nosed dolphin

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

1. The Review of Education (1902)
"19$ bottle-nosed dolphin. 196 Tutted Purlin. 197 Butterflies. Fourth Series. 198 Armadillo. 199 Red-headed Duck. zoo Golden Rod. 101 Prairie Sharp-tailed ..."

2. British Mammals: An Attempt to Describe and Illustrate the Mammalian Fauna by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1903)
"In colour the bottle-nosed dolphin is purplish-gray above and gray or ... The range of the bottle-nosed dolphin is very much that of the common dolphin, ..."

3. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"The colour of the bottle-nosed dolphin is rather different from that of the common Dolphin. Its back is not of the same jetty hue, but is deeply tinged with ..."

4. A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea by Thomas Bell, Robert F. Tomes, Edward Richard Alston (1874)
"THE bottle-nosed dolphin is a much rarer animal than the last described, but appears to have a very similar geographical distribution, extending throughout ..."

5. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1856)
"... induce me to consider them the species under consideration rather than either the bottle-nosed whale (Hyperoodon) or bottle-nosed dolphin (Delph. ..."

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