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walrus

wal·rus

walrus

 
pronunciation:
wawl rs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: walrus, walruses
definition: a large mammal with tusks and thick, brown skin. Walruses are the largest pinnipeds or mammals with four flippers instead of feet. They spend much of their time on beaches or on frozen ocean in Arctic regions. Walruses are closely related to sea lions and seals.
 
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