LUMBA-LUMBA

This word is Malay in origin.

lumba-lumba
dolphin

lumba-lumba
porpoise


Also sometimes spelled without the hyphen as lumbalumba.

The Indonesians and Malaysians also call a dolphin lumba-lumba.

* A real dolphin is not a fish but a marine mammal. It is a toothed whale.

The bottlenose dolphin has the scientific name Delphinus delphis.

The fish called dolphinfish or dorado has the scientific name is Coryphaena hipparus.