Definition of grampus in English:

grampus

noun

  • 1A cetacean of the dolphin family, in particular.

    1. 1.1
      another term for Risso's dolphin
    2. 1.2
      another term for orca

Origin

Early 16th century: alteration (by association with grand big) of Old French grapois, from medieval Latin craspiscis, from Latin crassus piscis fat fish.

Pronunciation

grampus

/ˈɡrampəs/