Tursiops

noun
Tur·​si·​ops | \ˈtərsēˌäps\

Definition of Tursiops 

: a genus of rather large heavy-bodied dolphins having a truncate beak and a dorsal fin shaped like a sickle

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History and Etymology for Tursiops

New Latin, from Tursio, genus of dolphins (from Latin, a kind of dolphin, from Greek thyrsiōn, from thyrsos thyrsus) + -ops

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