Dall's porpoise

noun

Definition of Dall's porpoise

: a black-and-white porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) of temperate and arctic waters of the rim of the North Pacific Ocean

called also Dall porpoise

First Known Use of Dall's porpoise

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dall's porpoise

W. H. Dall

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The first known use of Dall's porpoise was in 1951

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“Dall's porpoise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dall%27s%20porpoise. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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