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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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leão-marinho

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References in classic literature ?
So they went on very slowly, past Sea Lion's Neck, past Webster House, till they came to the Salt House just beyond the sight of the seals on the beach.
At Sea Lion's Neck, where the great sea lions sit on the edge of the surf, he flung himself flipper-overhead into the cool water and rocked there, gasping miserably.
"Well done for a yearling!" said the Sea Lion, who could appreciate good swimming.
They were like no walrus, sea lion, seal, bear, whale, shark, fish, squid, or scallop that Kotick had ever seen before.
He was six days going home, though he was not swimming slowly; and when he hauled out just above Sea Lion's Neck the first person he met was the seal who had been waiting for him, and she saw by the look in his eyes that he had found his island at last.
Didn't you take your story out of THE SEA LION?" said Laurie.
1846; The Red Skins, 1846; The Crater (Marks Reef), 1847; Captain Spike, or the Islets of the Gulf, 1848; Jack Tier, or the Florida Reefs, 1848; The Oak Openings, or the Bee-Hunter, 1848; The Sea Lions,
I have understood since that they were sea lions, and entirely harmless.
ENPNewswire-July 31, 2019--Rockhopper Exploration plc - Sea Lion funding update
As the animals were munching on anchovies, an unlucky sea lion failed to get out of the way in time and ended up inside the whale's mouth, Dekker recounted in interviews and an Instagram post.
A firm favourite at Blair Drummond Safari Park is the sea lion presentation, which takes place in the indoor pool at various times through the day.
With an atmosphere of sportsmanship and fun, Sea Lion Swim Team is perfect for both beginning and advanced swimmers.