Definition of Crabeater seal

1. Noun. Silvery grey Antarctic seal subsisting on crustaceans.

Exact synonyms: Crab-eating Seal
Generic synonyms: Seal



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crabeater Seal

crabber
crabbers
crabbier
crabbiest
crabbily
crabbiness
crabbing
crabbish
crabbit
crabburger
crabby
crabby person
crabcake
crabcakes
crabeater
crabeater seal (current term)
crabeaters
craber
crabers
crabfaced
crablet
crablike
crabmeat
crabmeats
crabronid
crabronids
crabstick

Literary usage of Crabeater seal

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1. America on the Ice: Antarctic Policy Issues by Frank G. Klotz (1998)
"... Southern elephant seal Mirounga leonina, Leopard seal Hydrurga leptonyx, Weddell seal Leptonychotes weddelli, crabeater seal Lobodon carcinophagus, ..."

2. The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic by Ernest Henry Shackleton, Hugh Robert Mill, Tannatt William Edgeworth David (1909)
"On December 24, close to the camp, they found the bleached skeleton of a crabeater seal. It is rather curious that one of these animals should proceed so ..."

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