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wal·rus

 (wôl′rəs, wŏl′-)
n. pl. walrus or wal·rus·es
A large marine mammal (Odobenus rosmarus) of Arctic regions, related to the seals and having two long tusks, tough wrinkled skin, and four flippers.

[Dutch, of Scandinavian origin.]
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walrus

(ˈwɔːlrəs; ˈwɒl-)
n, pl -ruses or -rus
(Animals) a pinniped mammal, Odobenus rosmarus, of northern seas, having a tough thick skin, upper canine teeth enlarged as tusks, and coarse whiskers and feeding mainly on shellfish: family Odobenidae
[C17: probably from Dutch, from Scandinavian; compare Old Norse hrosshvalr (literally: horse whale) and Old English horschwæl; see horse, whale]
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wal•rus

(ˈwɔl rəs, ˈwɒl-)

n., pl. -rus•es, (esp. collectively) -rus.
a large marine mammal, Odobenus rosmarus, of arctic seas, related to eared seals, having large tusks and a tough, wrinkled hide.
[1645–55; < Dutch: literally, whale horse; c. German Walross, Dan hvalros; compare Old English horshwæl walrus, literally, horse-whale]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.walrus - either of two large northern marine mammals having ivory tusks and tough hide over thick blubberwalrus - either of two large northern marine mammals having ivory tusks and tough hide over thick blubber
pinnatiped, pinniped, pinniped mammal - aquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined body specialized for swimming with limbs modified as flippers
genus Odobenus, Odobenus - type genus of the Odobenidae: walruses
Atlantic walrus, Odobenus rosmarus - a walrus of northern Atlantic and Arctic waters
Odobenus divergens, Pacific walrus - a walrus of the Bering Sea and northern Pacific
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Translations
فَظّفيل البَحْر
mrož
hvalros
mursu
morž
rozmár
rostungur
セイウチ
바다코끼리
jūrų vėplys
valzirgs
mrož
mrož
morž
valross
สัตว์ทะเลพวกเดียวกับสิงโตทะเลและแมวน้ำ
hải mã

walrus

[ˈwɔːlrəs]
A. N (walruses or walrus (pl)) → morsa f
B. CPD walrus moustache Nbigotes mpl de foca
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walrus

[ˈwɔːlrəs ˈwɒlrəs] [walrus or walruses] (pl) nmorse m
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walrus

nWalross nt
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walrus

[ˈwɔːlrəs] ntricheco
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walrus

(ˈwoːlrəs) plurals ˈwalruses ~ˈwalrus noun
a type of large sea animal with huge tusks, related to the seal.
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walrus

فَظّ mrož hvalros Walross θαλάσσιος ίππος morsa mursu morse morž tricheco セイウチ 바다코끼리 walrus hvalross mors morsa морж valross สัตว์ทะเลพวกเดียวกับสิงโตทะเลและแมวน้ำ deniz aygırı hải mã 海象
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