Pinnipedia

Pinnipedia

Pin`ni*pe"di*a\, n. pl. [NL. So called because their webbed feet are used as paddles or fins.] (Zo["o]l.) A suborder of aquatic carnivorous mammals including the seals and walruses; -- opposed to Fissipedia.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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