American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several large-eared seals with relatively long neck and limbs, especially Zalophus californianus, of the northern Pacific.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of several large eared seals, or otaries. Eumetopias stelleri, the largest otary of the North Pacific, the male attaining a length of 11 to 13 feet, a girth of 8 to 10 feet, and a weight of about 1,200 pounds. It is a hair-seal, not a fur-seal. See cut under
- n. In heraldry, a bearing representing a creature having a head like that of a lion, but sometimes without the mane, two paws with long claws, and fish-like body. Also called lion-poisson and morse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Zoöl.) Any one of several large species of seals of the family
Otariidænative of the Pacific Ocean, especially the southern sea lion (Otaria jubata) of the South American coast; the northern sea lion (Eumetopias Stelleri) found from California to Japan; and the black, or California, sea lion (Zalophus Californianus), which is common on the rocks near San Francisco.
- n. any of several large eared seals of the northern Pacific related to fur seals but lacking their valuable coat
- sea + lion (Wiktionary)
“(1/19/2010) An injured sea lion captured at Moss Landing Harbor Sunday after evading rescuers for almost a month has been named Abagnale after the main character from the movie "Catch Me If You Can," a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said.”
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