Complete Definition of "dauphin"

English

Etymology
From French dauphin#French|dauphin

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËfɪn|-ÉËfɪn

Noun
en-noun

  1. The eldest son of the king of France. Under the Wikipedia:House of Valois|Valois and Wikipedia:House of Bourbon|Bourbon dynasties, the Dauphin of France, generally shortened to Dauphin, was heir apparent to the throne of France. The title derived from the main title of the Dauphin, Dauphin of Viennois.

French

Etymology
From Old French dalphin < Latin delphinus

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /dÉ.fÉÌ/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /dO.fE~/

Noun
fr-infl-noun|smdauphin|sfdauphine|pmdauphins|pfdauphines|smpdÉ.fÉÌ|sfpdÉ.fin|pmpdÉ.fÉÌ|pfpdÉ.fin
dauphin m

  1. dolphin
  2. successor
  3. runner-up

Category:French derivations
Category:French nouns
Category:fr:Mammals

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