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grampus name for several delphinoid cetaceans. XVI. Earliest forms graundepose, grampoys, alt. (by assim. to GRAND) of †gra(s)peys (XIV) — OF. grapois, graspeis, also craspois :- medL. craspiscis, f. L. crassus fat, CRASS, piscis FISH.

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grampus

gram·pus / ˈgrampəs/ • n. (pl. -pus·es ) a cetacean of the dolphin family, in particular: ∎ another term for Risso's dolphin. ∎ another term for orca.

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grampus

grampus, name applied to two members of the dolphin family (Delphinidae): Grampus griseus, also known as Risso's dolphin, of worldwide distribution, and Orcinus orca, also known as the killer whale.

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grampusChiapas, tapas •campus, grampus, hippocampus, pampas •metacarpus, streptocarpus •trespass • Priapus • Lepus •Aristippus, Lysippus •Olympus • Oedipus • platypus •pompous •corpus, porpoise •Canopus, opus •lupus, upas •compass, encompass, rumpus •octopus •multipurpose, purpose

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