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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. type genus of the Phocidae: earless seals;
[syn: Phoca, genus Phoca]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Phoca \Pho"ca\ (f[=o]"k[.a]), prop. n. [L., a seal, fr. Gr. fw`kh.] (Zool.) A genus of seals. It includes the common harbor seal and allied species. See Seal. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Phoca n 1: type genus of the Phocidae: earless seals [syn: Phoca, genus Phoca]