Ross's seal


Definition of Ross's seal

  1. :  an antarctic seal (Ommatophoca rossi) having but two upper incisors, very small teeth, small claws on the forefeet, and none on the hind feet

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Origin and Etymology of ross's seal

after Sir James Clark Ross

First Known Use: 1844

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to cast off or become cast off

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