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Delphinus

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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] delphīnus, "dolphin"

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Delphinus

  1. (zoology): A zoological name at the rank of genus in the family Delphinidae. The common dolphin belongs to the genus Delphinus.
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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] delphīnus, from Ancient Greek δελφίν (delphin), a later form of the previous δελφίς (delphis) "a dolphin".

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Delphinus

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Delphinus

  1. (astronomy) A small summer constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a dolphin. It lies between the constellations Cygnus and Aquila.

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