bearded seal
noun Date: 1853 a large arctic hair seal (Erignathus barbatus) with a tuft of long whiskers on each side of the muzzle

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  • Bearded Seal — Taxobox name = Bearded SealMSW3 Wozencraft | pages = | id = 14001032] status = LR/lc status system = iucn2.3 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Seal Specialist Group|year=1996|id=8010|title=Erignathus barbatus|downloaded=12 May 2006] regnum =… …   Wikipedia

  • bearded seal — a large gray to golden seal, Erignathus barbatus, inhabiting the Arctic Ocean and adjacent waters, having square foreflippers and a thick mustache of long bristles on each side of the muzzle. * * * ▪ mammal       (Erignathus barbatus),… …   Universalium

  • bearded seal — jūrų kiškis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Erignathus barbatus angl. bearded seal; great seal; leporine seal; long bodied seal; squareflipper; ugrug; ugruk vok. Bartrobbe; Blaurobbe; bärtige Robbe;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • bearded seal — noun medium sized greyish to yellow seal with bristles each side of muzzle; of the Arctic Ocean • Syn: ↑squareflipper square flipper, ↑Erignathus barbatus • Hypernyms: ↑earless seal, ↑true seal, ↑hair seal • Member Hol …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seal — (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG. selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj[ a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families {Phocid[ae]} and {Otariid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and are found… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seal — seal1 sealable, adj. /seel/, n. 1. an embossed emblem, figure, symbol, word, letter, etc., used as attestation or evidence of authenticity. 2. a stamp, medallion, ring, etc., engraved with such a device, for impressing paper, wax, lead, or the… …   Universalium

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  • bay seal — Seal Seal (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG. selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj[ a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families {Phocid[ae]} and {Otariid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fur seal — Seal Seal (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG. selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj[ a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families {Phocid[ae]} and {Otariid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harbor seal — Seal Seal (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG. selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj[ a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families {Phocid[ae]} and {Otariid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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