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Definition of Ursine seal

ursine seal
Seal 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] and Otariid[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 very abundant. 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.
Ursine seal
Ursine Ur"sine, a. [L. ursinus, from ursus a bear. See Ursa.] Of or pertaining to a bear; resembling a bear. Ursine baboon. (Zo["o]l.) See Chacma. Ursine dasyure (Zo["o]l.), the Tasmanian devil. Ursine howler (Zo["o]l.), the araguato. See Illust. under Howler. Ursine seal. (Zo["o]l.) See Sea bear, and the Note under 1st Seal.

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- Bearded seal Grey seal Ribbon seal Leopard seal Weddell seal Crabeater seal Northern elephant seal Southern elephant seal Ross seal Harp seal Spotted seal Harbor...
- show it differentiated early (about 19 million years ago) from the main ursine stock; since it is the most basal member of the group, it is equidistant...
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- found on many mammals in a variety of shapes. Some animals, including ursines and great cats, have box-like snouts, while others, like shrews, have pointed...
- urg- work Latin urgere urgency, urgent urs- bear Latin ursus Ursa Major, ursine, Ursus ut-, us- use Latin uti, usus abuse, disuse, use, usual, utilitarian...
- black bears have karyotypes nearly identical to those of the five other ursine bears, and, as is typical in the genus, they have 74 chromosomes. From an...
- conurbation, interurban, suburb, suburban, urban, urbane ursus urs- bear ursine, Ursus uterus uter- womb extrauterine, transuterine, uterine, uterus †uterculus...
- (Cacajao hosomi) Golden-backed uakari (Cacajao melanocephalus) Genus Alouatta Ursine howler (Alouatta arctoidea) Red-handed howler (Alouatta belzebul) Black...
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