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Porpoise definition is - any of a family (Phocoenidae) of small gregarious toothed whales; especially : a blunt-snouted usually dark gray whale (Phocoena ...

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Porpoise definition, any of several small, gregarious cetaceans of the genus Phocoena, usually blackish above and paler beneath, and having a blunt, rounded ...

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Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals, all of which are classified under the ... During the Miocene (23 to 5 Mya), mammals were fairly modern, meaning they seldom changed physiologically from the time. The cetaceans ...

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From Middle English porpeys, purpeys, borrowed from Anglo-Norman porpeis, purpeis, Old French pourpois, porpois, pourpais, porpeis (“porpoise”), from ...

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porpoise meaning: 1. a mammal that lives in the sea, swims in groups, and looks similar to a dolphin but has a shorter rounder nose 2. a large mammal that lives ...

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porpoise. Porpoises are ocean mammals that are very similar to dolphins. Most porpoises prefer cold Northern waters and stay close to the shore. Like their ...

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Definition of porpoise - a small toothed whale with a low triangular dorsal fin and a blunt rounded snout.

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Dolphins have longer noses, bigger mouths, more curved dorsal fins, and longer, leaner bodies than porpoises.The Northeastern Offshore Spotted Dolphin, ...

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Define porpoise (noun) and get synonyms. What is porpoise (noun)? porpoise ( noun) meaning, pronunciation and more by Macmillan Dictionary.

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porpoise definition: noun pl. -·poises or -·poise 1. any of a family (Phocoenidae) of small, usually gregarious toothed whales found in most seas, with a ...