Cystophora

noun
hooded seals
Syn: ↑genus Cystophora
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Phocidae, ↑family Phocidae
Member Meronyms: ↑hooded seal, ↑bladdernose, ↑Cystophora cristata

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\\siˈstäfərə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from cyst- + -phora; from the hoodlike sac on the head
: a genus of carnivorous mammals including solely the hooded seal

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  • Cystophora — Phoque à capuchon Phoque à capuchon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cystophora — This article is about Cystophora, a genus of brown algae. For Cystophora, a genus of seal, see Hooded Seal. Cystophora Scientific classification Kingdom: Chromalveolata Division: Heterokontophyta …   Wikipedia

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  • cystophora — cys·toph·o·ra …   English syllables

  • Cystophora cristata — Phoque à capuchon Phoque à capuchon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cystophora cristata — Klappmütze Klappmütze (Cystophora cristata) Systematik Ordnung: Raubtiere (Carnivora) Unterord …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cystophora cristata — noun medium sized blackish grey seal with large inflatable sac on the head; of Arctic and northern Atlantic waters • Syn: ↑hooded seal, ↑bladdernose • Hypernyms: ↑earless seal, ↑true seal, ↑hair seal • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cystophora cristata — Seal Seal (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG. selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj[ a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families {Phocid[ae]} and {Otariid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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