bruinvis

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbrœy̯nvɪs/
  • Hyphenation: bruin‧vis

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bruunvisch. Equivalent to bruin (brown) +‎ vis (fish).

Noun[edit]

bruinvis m (plural bruinvissen, diminutive bruinvisje n)

  1. Any porpoise, marine mammal of the family Phocoenidae (certain small cetacean).
  2. The harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena.

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