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hooded seal

noun
1.
a large seal, Cystophora cristata, the male of which has a large, distensible, hoodlike sac on the head.
Also called bladdernose.
Origin of hooded seal
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • Peter busied himself with cleaning and inflating a number of the larger entrails and membranous viscera of the hooded seal.

    Adrift in the Ice-Fields Charles W. Hall
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hooded seal

noun
1.
a large greyish earless seal, Cystophora cristata, of the N Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, having an inflatable hoodlike sac over the nasal region Also called bladdernose
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