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.
any of various large eared seals, such as Zalophus californianus (Californian sea lion), of the N Pacific, often used as a performing animal
noun, plural seals, (especially collectively for 1) seal. 1. any of numerous marine carnivores of the suborder Pinnipedia, including the eared or fur seals, as the sea lion, and the earless or hair seals, as the harbor seal. 2. the skin of such an animal. 3. leather made from this skin. 4. the fur of […]
- Sea loch
noun 1. another name for loch (sense 2)
- Seal of approval
An endorsement of something or someone, as in Our candidate doesn’t have the governor’s seal of approval , or The new management gave the old refund policy their seal of approval . This idiom was used, and perhaps invented, as an advertising gimmick of Good Housekeeping Magazine , which gave its so-called “seal of approval” […]
- Sea lord
noun 1. (in Britain) either of the two serving naval officers (First and Second Sea Lords) who sit on the admiralty board of the Ministry of Defence