noun, genitive Del·phi·ni [del-fahy-nahy]. /dɛlˈfaɪ naɪ/. Astronomy.
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The common dolphin (Delphinus Delphis) the true hieros ichthus, is only rarely met with on the British coast.Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art|John Vinycomb
Dauphin, after whom their son was named Dauphin (Delphinus).
The genus Prodelphinus has, like Delphinus, a distinct beak; but it has not the grooved maxillaries.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Fraser's dolphin is intermediate in form between Lagenorhynchus and Delphinus delphis (thus the composite name Lagenodelphis).Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic|Stephen Leatherwood
The sea mammals include the common dolphin (Delphinus delphis).