[hwahyt-koht, wahyt-]


a baby seal, usually less than four weeks old and still having its initial white fur.

Origin of whitecoat

First recorded in 1545–55; white + coat
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Examples from the Web for whitecoat

Historical Examples of whitecoat

  • Here and there was an old dog hood on a hummock; and there and here were a harp and a whitecoat on a flat pan.

    Billy Topsail, M.D.

    Norman Duncan