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

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