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English → English (WordNet) Definition: harbor porpoise harbor porpoise n : the common porpoise of the northern Atlantic and Pacific [syn: herring hog, Phocaena phocaena]
English → English (gcide) Definition: harbor porpoise Porpoise \Por"poise\, n. [OE. porpeys, OF. porpeis, literally, hog fish, from L. porcus swine + piscis fish. See Pork, and Fish.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any small cetacean of the genus Phoc[ae]na, especially Phoc[ae]na communis, or Phoc[ae]na phoc[ae]na , of Europe, and the closely allied American species (Phoc[ae]na Americana). The color is dusky or blackish above, paler beneath. They are closely allied to the dolphins, but have a shorter snout. Called also harbor porpoise, herring hag, puffing pig, and snuffer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A true dolphin (Delphinus); -- often so called by sailors. [1913 Webster] Skunk porpoise, or Bay porpoise (Zo["o]l.), a North American porpoise (Lagenorhynchus acutus), larger than the common species, and with broad stripes of white and yellow on the sides. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster]


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