Dictionary

monk seal

monk seal

noun

Definition of MONK SEAL

:  any of a genus (Monachus) of hair seals of Hawaii, the Mediterranean Sea, and formerly the Caribbean Sea

First Known Use of MONK SEAL

1841

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: monkshoodPrevious Word in the Dictionary: monk's clothAll Words Near: monk seal
March 03, 2015
thanatology Hear it
The study of death and grieving
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears