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pinniped

pin·ni·ped

pinniped

pronunciation:
pI n ped
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part of speech: noun
definition: a mammal with front and back limbs that look like fins. Pinnipeds have a round head and a round body that gets thinner towards the end. They spend much of their life in the ocean, but raise their young on land. Walruses, sea lions, and seals are kinds of pinnipeds.
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