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[foh-sahyn, -sin] /ˈfoʊ saɪn, -sɪn/

adjective, Zoology.
of or relating to seals.
of, relating to, or resembling a seal
of, relating to, or belonging to the Phocinae, a subfamily that includes the harbour seal and grey seal


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