sea horse

noun

Definition of sea horse

1 :walrus
2 :a mythical creature half horse and half fish
3 :any of a genus (Hippocampus of the family Syngnathidae) of small bony fishes that have the head angled downward toward the body which is carried vertically and are equipped with a prehensile tail

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First Known Use of sea horse

15th century


SEA HORSE Defined for English Language Learners

sea horse

noun

Definition of sea horse for English Language Learners

  • : a small fish that has a head that looks like a horse's head and that swims with its head above its body and tail


SEA HORSE Defined for Kids

sea horse

noun

Definition of sea horse for Students

:a small fish with a head which looks like the head of a horse


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