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dauphin

noun, dau·phin often capitalized \ˈd-fən, ˈdō-; ˌdō-ˈfaⁿ\

Definition of DAUPHIN

:  the eldest son of a king of France

Origin of DAUPHIN

Middle English dolphin, from Anglo-French dolphyn, from Old French dalfin, title of lords of the Dauphiné, from Dalfin, a surname
First Known Use: 15th century

Dauphin

geographical name Dau·phin \ˈd-fin\

Definition of DAUPHIN

island SW Alabama at entrance to Mobile Bay

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