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EtymologyEdit

Latin delphinus (a dolphin) +‎ -in.

NounEdit

delphin (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) A fatty substance contained in the oil of the dolphin and the porpoise.

SynonymsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for delphin in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)