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Phoca foetidaRinged Ringed, a.
1. Encircled or marked with, or as with, a ring or rings.
2. Wearning a wedding ring; hence, lawfully wedded. ``A
ringed wife.' --Tennyson.
Ringed seal (Zo["o]l.), a North Pacific seal (Phoca
f[oe]tida) having ringlike spots on the body.
Ringed snake (Zo["o]l.), a harmless European snake
(Tropidonotus natrix) common in England.
Ringed worm (Zo["o]l.), an annelid. Phoca foetidaSeal Seal (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG.
selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj["a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families Phocid[ae]
Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and are found principally in
the higher latitudes of both hemispheres. There are
numerous species, bearing such popular names as sea
lion, sea leopard, sea bear, or ursine seal,
fur seal, and sea elephant. The bearded seal
(Erignathus barbatus), the hooded seal (Cystophora
crustata), and the ringed seal (Phoca f[oe]tida),
are northern species. See also Eared seal, Harp
seal, and Fur seal, under Eared, Harp, Monk,
and Fur. Seals are much hunted for their skins and
fur, and also for their oil, which in some species is
Harbor seal (Zo["o]l.), the common seal (Phoca vitulina).
It inhabits both the North Atlantic and the North Pacific
Ocean, and often ascends rivers; -- called also marbled
seal, native seal, river seal, bay seal, land
seal, sea calf, sea cat, sea dog, dotard,
ranger, selchie, tangfish. Phoca foetidaFloe Floe (fl[=o]), n. [Cf. Dan. flag af iis, iisflage, Sw.
flaga, flake, isflaga, isflake. See Flag a flat stone.]
A low, flat mass of floating ice.
Floe rat (Zo["o]l.), a seal (Phoca f[oe]tida).
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