fur seal

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noun

any of several eared seals, as Callorhinus alascanus, having a plush underfur used in making coats, trimmings, etc.

Origin of fur seal

First recorded in 1765–75
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fur seal

noun

any of various eared seals, esp of the genus Arctocephalus, that have a fine dense underfur and are hunted as a source of sealskin

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