hair seal


hair seal

noun

Definition of HAIR SEAL

:  any of a family (Phocidae) of seals having a coarse hairy coat, the hind limbs reduced to swimming flippers, and no external ears —called also true seal — compare eared seal

First Known Use of HAIR SEAL

1824

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hairsheep
Previous Word in the Dictionary: hair salt
All Words Near: hair seal

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up hair seal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More