Wed·dell seal noun \wi-ˈdel-, ˈwe-dəl-\
: a vocal Antarctic hair seal (Leptonychotes weddelli) noted for its deep dives in search of food
Origin of WEDDELL SEAL
†1834 English navigator
First Known Use: 1914
Learn More About WEDDELL SEAL
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up Weddell seal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).