sea horse
noun Date: 15th century 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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  • sea horse — Hippocampus Hip po*cam pus, n. [L., the sea horse, Gr. ? a hippocampus (in senses 1 and 2); i ppos horse + ? to bend.] 1. (Class. Myth.) A fabulous monster, with the head and fore quarters of a horse joined to the tail of a dolphin or other fish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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