Del·​phin | \ ˈdelfə̇n \

Definition of Delphin

: of or relating to the Delphin classics, an edition of the Latin classics prepared in the reign of Louis XIV of France

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History and Etymology for Delphin

from the Delphin classics; Delphin from Medieval Latin delphinus dauphin, from Middle French dalphin; from the words in usum Serenissimi Delphini “for the use of the most serene Dauphin” inscribed on the title page

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“Delphin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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