Definition of Family 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 Family Delphinidae
Literary usage of Family delphinidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. 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 ..."
2. Travels of a Naturalist: A Record of Adventures, Discoveries, History and by Adolphe Boucard (1894)
"... family DELPHINIDAE. This family consists of true dolphins or bottle-noses and porpoises. The larger species are dignified by the name of whales. ..."