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.

Nearby words

  1. fupa,
  2. fuqaha,
  3. fur,
  4. fur brigade,
  5. fur farm,
  6. fur seal islands,
  7. fur.,
  8. furaldehyde,
  9. furan,
  10. furanose

Origin of fur seal

First recorded in 1765–75

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British Dictionary definitions for fur seal

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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