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sea lion

n.
Any of several large seals of the family Otariidae, having a blunter muzzle and a thinner coat than the fur seals, especially the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus).

sea lion

n
(Animals) any of various large eared seals, such as Zalophus californianus (Californian sea lion), of the N Pacific, often used as a performing animal

sea′ li`on


n.
any of several large eared seals, characterized by a blunt snout and a small amount of underfur.
[1595–1605]

sea lion

Any of several large seals, mostly of Pacific waters, having a sleek body with visible ears and brownish fur.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sea lion - any of several large eared seals of the northern Pacific related to fur seals but lacking their valuable coatsea lion - any of several large eared seals of the northern Pacific related to fur seals but lacking their valuable coat
eared seal - pinniped mammal having external ear flaps and hind limbs used for locomotion on land; valued for its soft underfur
Otaria Byronia, South American sea lion - of the southern coast of South America
Australian sea lion, Zalophus lobatus - a variety of sea lion found in Australia
Eumetopias jubatus, Steller sea lion, Steller's sea lion - largest sea lion; of the northern Pacific
Translations
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merileijona
leão-marinho

sea lion

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sea lion

nleone m marino, otaria
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