Synonyms
Etymology

1. bottlenose

noun. northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead.

Synonyms

  • beaked whale
  • Hyperoodon ampullatus
  • genus Hyperoodon
  • bottlenose whale
  • Hyperoodon

Etymology

  • bottle (English)
  • bottle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nose (English)

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2. bottlenose

noun. any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean.

Synonyms

  • dolphin
  • Tursiops truncatus
  • bottle-nosed dolphin
  • Tursiops
  • Tursiops gilli
  • Pacific bottlenose dolphin
  • bottlenose dolphin
  • genus Tursiops

Etymology

  • bottle (English)
  • bottle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nose (English)

Sentences with bottlenose


1. Adjective
A substantial spinner population exists in the waters surrounding Kauai, and there are also several thousand bottlenose dolphins in the area, so dolphins are not hard to find if you go out at the right times.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Diving is a major part of being a bottlenose dolphin -- it's how they find food.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some larger animals that make the Pacific California coast their home include the California sea lion, blue whale, Pacific bottlenose dolphin and the California sea otter.

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