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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).
(Animals) any of various large eared seals, such as Zalophus californianus (Californian sea lion), of the N Pacific, often used as a performing animal
any of several large eared seals, characterized by a blunt snout and a small amount of underfur.
Any of several large seals, mostly of Pacific waters, having a sleek body with visible ears and brownish fur.
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|Noun||1.||sea 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