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

  • adj. Walking by means of finlike organs or flippers, as the seals and walruses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An animal of the seal tribe, moving by short feet that serve as paddles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An animal of the seal tribe, moving by short feet that serve as paddles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Moving by means of fins, flippers, or other pinnate parts.
  • n. A member of the Pinnigrada; a pinniped.

Etymologies

pinn(a) + Latin -gradus, going (from grad─ź, to step; see ghredh- in Indo-European roots).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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