Definition of Otariidae
: a family of Pinnipedia consisting of the eared seals and sometimes ranked as a subfamily of the family Phocidae
otarine\ˈōtəˌrēn, -rə̇n\ or
otariine\(ˈ)ō¦ta(a)rēˌīn, -ēə̇n\ adjective
otarioid\-ēˌȯid\ adjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of otariidae
New Latin, from Otaria, type genus + -idae
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