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harbour seal

noun
  1. a common earless seal, Phoca vitulina, that is greyish-black with paler markings: found off the coasts of North America, N Europe, and NE Asia
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Historical Examples of harbour seal

  • Of marine mammals the most characteristic are the sea-lion, fur-seal, sea-otter and harbour-seal.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3

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