Etymology: (rfc-level, Etymology not at level 3)Via French from Latinized delphinus, from Ancient Greek (delphin), a later form of the previous (delphis) "a dolphin", from (delfus) "womb".
- A carnivorous aquatic mammal inhabiting mostly in the shallower seas of the continental shelf, continental shelves, famed for its intelligence and occasional willingness to approach humans.
- A fish, the mahi-mahi or dorado, scientific name Coryphaena hippurus, with a dorsal fin that runs the length of the body, also known for iridescent coloration.
- The dauphin, eldest son of the kings of France.
- A maritime semi submerged man-made structure usually close to shore see Wikipedia dolphin (structure)
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