sea lion

noun
1.
any of several large eared seals, as Eumetopias jubatus (Steller's sea lion) of the northern Pacific, and Zalophus californicus (California sea lion) of the Pacific coast of North America.
2.
Heraldry. a monster having the forepart of a lion, webbed forepaws, and the dorsal fin and tail of a fish.

Origin:
1595–1605

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sea lion
 
n
any of various large eared seals, such as Zalophus californianus (Californian sea lion), of the N Pacific, often used as a performing animal

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Imagine getting cuffed by a sea lion then pulled in by a rope.
The aquarium features daily sea lion shows and animal feedings, which are open
  to the public.
Several tour operators offer dolphin and sea lion adventures, and you can
  choose a package that includes the ferry ride.
Hop into a pool for a swim with a sea lion after a short educational program
  where you learn about these sea mammals.
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