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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several large-eared seals with relatively long neck and limbs, especially Zalophus californianus, of the northern Pacific.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A marine mammal of any of several genera in the family Otariidae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Any one of several large species of seals of the family Otariid├Ž native 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of several large eared seals, or otaries.
  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several large eared seals of the northern Pacific related to fur seals but lacking their valuable coat

Etymologies

sea + lion (Wiktionary)

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