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From French dauphin

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Singular
Dauphin

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  1. The eldest son of the king of France. Under the Valois and Bourbon dynasties, the Dauphin of France, generally shortened to Dauphin, was heir apparent to the throne of France. The title derived from the main title of the Dauphin, Dauphin of Viennois.

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French[edit | edit source]

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From Old French dalphin < Latin delphinus

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Dauphin m. (plural Dauphins; feminine dauphine, plural dauphines)

  1. dolphin
  2. successor
  3. runner-up

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