crabeater seal

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noun crab·eat·er seal \ˈkrab-ˌē-tər-\

Definition of crabeater seal

  1. :  an Antarctic hair seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) that feeds on krill and lives and breeds on pack ice —called also crabeater

1913

First Known Use of crabeater seal

1913


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