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- adj. Pertaining to seals; phocine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to seals.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Phocacean; phocine.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
These, however, are not of much interest or variety, the leading ideas in them being these: That the great seal is a human soul, or a fallen angel in metempsychosis, and that to him who is remarkable for hostility to the phocal race some fatal retribution will ensue.