golfinho

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Golfinho (Delphinus delphis)

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese golfinno, from Latin delphīnus, from Ancient Greek δελφίν (delphín); influenced by golfo (gulf).

Compare Galician golfiño, Mirandese golfino and Spanish golfín.

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golfinho m (plural golfinhos)

  1. dolphin
    • 2005, Gilson Médici, O Golfinho Dourado [The Golden Dolphin], p. 15:
      Era uma vez um golfinho que vivia perto de uma vila de pescadores.
      Once upon a time, there was a dolphin that lived near a village of fishermen.

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