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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. common Arctic seal; the young are all white;
[syn: harp seal, Pagophilus groenlandicus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Harp \Harp\ (h[aum]rp), n. [OE. harpe, AS. hearpe; akin to D. harp, G. harfe, OHG. harpha, Dan. harpe, Icel. & Sw. harpa.] 1. A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and played with the fingers. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A constellation; Lyra, or the Lyre. [1913 Webster] 3. A grain sieve. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] Aeolian harp. See under Aeolian. [1913 Webster] Harp seal (Zool.), an arctic seal (Phoca Gr[oe]nlandica). The adult males have a light-colored body, with a harp-shaped mark of black on each side, and the face and throat black. Called also saddler, and saddleback. The immature ones are called bluesides; their fur is white, and they are killed and skinned to harvest the fur. Harp shell (Zool.), a beautiful marine gastropod shell of the genus Harpa, of several species, found in tropical seas. See Harpa. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

harp seal n 1: common Arctic seal; the young are all white [syn: harp seal, Pagophilus groenlandicus]