seaswine

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Etymology[edit]

From sea +‎ swine. Compare Middle English brunswin (porpoise), English mereswine (porpoise, dolphin).

Noun[edit]

seaswine pl (plural only)

  1. porpoises
    • 1828, John Davidson Godman, American natural history:
      The seaswine are almost always seen in troops, especially in their sexual season, which is in the month of August.

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