any of several large eared seals, as Eumetopias jubatus(Steller's sea lion ), of the northern Pacific, and Zalophus californicus(California sea lion ), of the Pacific coast of North America.
Heraldry. a monster having the forepart of a lion, webbed forepaws, and the dorsal fin and tail of a fish.
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What does “yare” mean?
Origin of sea lion
First recorded in 1595–1605
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British Dictionary definitions for sea lion
any of various large eared seals, such as Zalophus californianus (Californian sea lion), of the N Pacific, often used as a performing animal
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