eared seal definition

  • noun:
    • some of different seals associated with the household Otariidae, which includes the ocean lions and fur seals, characterized by external ears, oarlike forward flippers, and hind flippers that may be switched forward for walking on land.
    • A seal that belong into the Otariidae family members; a fur seal or a-sea lion.
    • pinniped mammal having outside ear flaps and hind limbs used for locomotion on land; appreciated for its soft underfur
  • adjective:
    • any seal for the family members Otariid√¶, like the fur seals and tresses seals. See Seal.

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