Whitecoat White"coat`, n. The skin of a newborn seal; also, the seal itself. [Sealers' Cant] [1913 Webster]

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  • Whitecoat — A whitecoat is a newborn harp or grey seal with soft, white fur. From newborn to whitecoatNewborn seals have yellow fur because of amniotic fluid, and are still wet. When the pup dries, it is called a yellowcoat. The amniotic stain fades and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Whitecoat — White|coat [ waɪtkoʊt ], der; s, s [engl. whitecoat, eigtl. = weißer Mantel]: weißes Fell junger Robben. * * * White|coat [ waɪtkoʊt], der; s, s [engl. whitecoat, eigtl. = weißer Mantel]: weißes Fell junger Robben …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Whitecoat — White|coat [ waitkout] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. whitecoat, eigtl. »weißer Mantel«> weißes Fell junger Seehunde …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • whitecoat — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a very young hair seal and especially a harp seal 2. : the soft pliable white woolly skin of the whitecoat …   Useful english dictionary

  • whitecoat — /hwuyt koht , wuyt /, n. a baby seal, usually less than four weeks old and still having its initial white fur. [1545 55; WHITE + COAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • whitecoat — noun a) A new born baby harp or grey seal before its fur becomes grey, normally around 12 days old. If the whitecoats expected their Victorian lab rat to appreciate the Big Picture and be grateful for the sake of science and the expansion of… …   Wiktionary

  • whitecoat — white furred seal pup Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Operation Whitecoat — A Consent Statement (1955) for one of the Operation Whitecoat experiments at Fort Detrick Operation Whitecoat was the name given to a medical research program carried out by the US Army at Fort Detrick, Maryland during the period 1954–1973. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Operation Whitecoat — war der Name einer Operation der US Army von 1954 1973, in der medizinische Versuche an Freiwilligen durchgeführt wurden, die als „White Coats“ (zu Deutsch: Weißkittel) bezeichnet wurden. Bei den Freiwilligen handelte es sich um… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lakoda — Inuitfamilie aus Iglulik, links Amautiq (Frauenparka) aus Bartrobbenfell (1999) Die Rückenansicht des Amautiq Die Rauchwa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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