genus Phoca

noun
type genus of the Phocidae: earless seals
Syn: ↑Phoca
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Phocidae, ↑family Phocidae
Member Meronyms: ↑harbor seal, ↑common seal, ↑Phoca vitulina

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  • Phoca — noun type genus of the Phocidae: earless seals • Syn: ↑genus Phoca • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Phocidae, ↑family Phocidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phoca vitulina — noun small spotted seal of coastal waters of the northern hemisphere • Syn: ↑harbor seal, ↑common seal • Hypernyms: ↑earless seal, ↑true seal, ↑hair seal • Member Holonyms: ↑Phoca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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