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Meaning of SEA LION

Pronunciation:  see'lIun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  any of several large eared seals of the north Pacific related to fur seals but lacking their valuable coat
 See Also: Australian sea lion, California sea lion, eared seal, Eumetopias jubatus, Otaria Byronia, South American sea lion, Steller sea lion, Steller's sea lion, Zalophus californianus, Zalophus californicus, Zalophus lobatus



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sea" li"on\ (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several large species of seals of the family
{Otariid[ae]} native of the Pacific Ocean, especially the
southern sea lion ({Otaria jubata}) of the South American
coast; the northern sea lion ({Eumetopias Stelleri}) found
from California to Japan; and the black, or California, sea
lion ({Zalophus Californianus}), which is common on the rocks
near San Francisco.