harp seal


Definition of HARP SEAL

:  a dark-faced seal (Phoca groenlandicus) of the North Atlantic that is a variable light gray with the male usually having a dark crescent on its back and sides

Origin of HARP SEAL

from the shape of its markings
First Known Use: 1766


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