Heraldry. a monster having the forepart of a lion, webbed forepaws, and the dorsal fin and tail of a fish.
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How to use sea lion in a sentence
One time, when he and some other surfers were lined up way outside at South Reef, a sea lion pup surfaced suddenly.
As agile as we try to be, we had nowhere near the agility of a sea lion.
We’ve seen young whales interact and play with sea lions down there.
Marine mammals such as seals and sea lions often have a high metabolism to cope with cold water.Here’s how sea otters stay warm without blubber or a large body | Jaime Chambers | August 11, 2021 | Science News For Students
Of marine mammals the most characteristic are the sea-lion, fur-seal, sea-otter and harbour-seal.
The female sea-lion, near by, was almost as large as a six-year-old bull seal.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries | Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The hunters have left nothing to the Pribilofs except the fur seal and the sea-lion, and not many of those.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries | Francis Rolt-Wheeler
"There goes the sea lion," said Peter who had been busy with something else and had caught no more than the rumble.The Boy Grew Older | Heywood Broun
Here,” said he to the sea lion, “will you take your seat and déjeuner will be served to you.The Beach of Dreams | H. De Vere Stacpoole
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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