Phoca

noun

Pho·​ca
ˈfōkə
: a genus of seals formerly nearly coextensive with the family Phocidae but now restricted to the harbor seal and a few closely related forms

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, seal, from Greek phōkē

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“Phoca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phoca. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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