dorsal fin

noun

Definition of dorsal fin

:a flat thin part on the back of some fish (such as sharks)

Word by Word Definitions

dorsal play
  1. : variant of dossal

  2. : an ornamental cloth hung behind and above an altar

  1. : relating to or situated near or on the back especially of an animal or of one of its parts

  2. : abaxial

  1. : a dorsally located part

fin play
  1. : an external membranous process of an aquatic animal (such as a fish) used in propelling or guiding the body — see fish illustration

  2. : something resembling a fin: such as

  3. : hand, arm

  1. : to equip with fins

  2. : to show the fins above the water

  3. : to move through water propelled by fins

  1. : a 5-dollar bill


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