Delphinoid

Del"phi*noid

(?), a. [L. delphinus a dolphin + -oid.] (Zol.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the dolphin.
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Del`phi*noi"de*a

(?), n. pl. [NL.] (Zol.) The division of Cetacea which comprises the dolphins, porpoises, and related forms.
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Del*phi"nus

(?), n. [L., a dolphin, fr. Gr. delfi`s, delfi`n.] 1. (Zol.) A genus of Cetacea, including the dolphin. See Dolphin, 1.
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2. (Astron.) The Dolphin, a constellation near the equator and east of Aquila.
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Del*sarte"

(?), n., or

Delsarte system

. A system of calisthenics patterned on the theories of Franois Delsarte (1811 -- 71), a French teacher of dramatic and musical expression.
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