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delphin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delphin  \Del"phin\,  Delphine  \Del"phine\,  a.  [See  {Dauphin}.] 
  Pertaining  to  the  dauphin  of  France;  as  the  Delphin 
  classics,  an  edition  of  the  Latin  classics,  prepared  in  the 
  reign  of  Louis  XIV.,  for  the  use  of  the  dauphin  (in  usum 
  Delphini). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delphin  \Del"phin\,  n.  [L.  delphinus  a  dolphin.]  (Chem.) 
  A  fatty  substance  contained  in  the  oil  of  the  dolphin  and  the 
  porpoise;  --  called  also  {phocenin}. 




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