fur seal

fur seal

noun
any of several eared seals, as Callorhinus alascanus, having a plush underfur used in making coats, trimmings, etc.

Origin:
1765–75

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fur seal
 
n
any of various eared seals, esp of the genus Arctocephalus, that have a fine dense underfur and are hunted as a source of sealskin

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