a quail, Callipepla californica, of the western coast of the U.S., having grayish-brown plumage with black, white, and chestnut markings.
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a cultivated variety of a bindweed, Calystegia hederacea, having showy, double, rose-colored flowers.
See under sea lion (def 1). 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. […]