Definition, synonyms and picture of porpoise

porpoise

n. porpoise

Translation: marsopa

Definition of porpoise in English

Carnivorous cetacean, toothed and of small size, between 1 and 2.3 m in length, that has a muscular body, a rounded snout, and a shy nature, which uses echolocation to sense its surroundings.

Synonyms of porpoise in English

mereswine

Definition of porpoise in Spanish

Cetáceo carnívoro dentado de pequeño tamaño, entre 1 y 2,3 m de longitud, cuerpo robusto, hocico redondeado y carácter tímido, que utiliza ecolocalización para conocer su entorno.

Synonyms of porpoise in Spanish

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Mamíferos marinos

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