from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See hooded seal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a medium-sized blackish-gray seal (Cystophora cristata) with a large inflatable sac on the head; of Arctic-Atlantic waters.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name of the hooded seal, Cystophora cristata.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. medium-sized blackish-grey seal with large inflatable sac on the head; of Arctic and northern Atlantic waters
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_Klapmytsen_, the bladdernose seal, (_Cystophora cristata_, Erxl.) the walrus-hunters say they have never seen on Novaya Zemlya, but it is stated to occur yearly in pretty large numbers among the ice