eared seal

noun

Definition of eared seal

: any of a family (Otariidae) of seals including the sea lions and fur seals and having independent mobile hind flippers and small well-developed external ears — compare hair seal

Examples of eared seal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Northern fur seals, like sea lions, are eared seals. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2019 Northern fur seals, like sea lions, are eared seals. Dan Joling, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Oct. 2019 Northern fur seals, like sea lions, are eared seals. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2019 Northern fur seals, like sea lions, are eared seals. Dan Joling, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Oct. 2019 Northern fur seals, like sea lions, are eared seals. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2019 Northern fur seals, like sea lions, are eared seals. Dan Joling, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Oct. 2019 Northern fur seals, like sea lions, are eared seals. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2019 Northern fur seals, like sea lions, are eared seals. Dan Joling, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of eared seal

circa 1808, in the meaning defined above

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“Eared seal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eared%20seal. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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