Grampus

Definition of Grampus

Gram´pus
n.1.(Zool.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the genus Grampus, esp. G. griseus of Europe and America, which is valued for its oil. It grows to be fifteen to twenty feet long; its color is gray with white streaks. Called also cowfish. The California grampus is G. Stearnsii.
2.A kind of tongs used in a bloomery.

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dolphin, genus Orcinus, killer, killer whale, orca, Orcinus, Orcinus orca, sea wolf
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