Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

seecatch

[see-kach]
See more synonyms for seecatch on Thesaurus.com
noun, plural see·catch·ie [see-kach-ee] /ˈsiˌkætʃ i/.
  1. the adult male of the fur seal, Callorhinus alascanus, of Alaska.
Show More

Origin of seecatch

1880–85, Americanism; earlier seecatchie (collective or plural) < Russian sekachí, plural of sekách mature male fur seal, hog, or wild boar, literally, chopper, cutter (alluding to the tusks of such animals), equivalent to sek-, stem of sechʾ to cut, slash + -ach noun suffix; cf. holluschick
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018