pinniped definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or from the Pinnipedia, a suborder of carnivorous aquatic animals that features the seals, walruses, and similar creatures having finlike flippers as organs of locomotion.
    • regarding or like these types of a mammal.
  • noun:
    • A mammal for the suborder Pinnipedia.
    • any one of numerous big marine animals belonging to the superfamily (formerly considered a suborder) Pinnipedia comprising walruses, eared seals and earless seals.
    • One of the Pinnipedia; a seal.
    • one of several Pinnipedes.
    • an associate regarding the Pinnipedes or Pinnipedia: in opposition to fissiped.
    • aquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined human body specialized for swimming with limbs altered as flippers
  • others:
    • Fin-footed, in virtually any sense; having feet like fins or flippers. Particularly

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