Definition of Seahorse

1. Noun. Either of two large northern marine mammals having ivory tusks and tough hide over thick blubber.

Exact synonyms: Sea Horse, Walrus
Generic synonyms: Pinnatiped, Pinniped, Pinniped Mammal
Group relationships: Genus Odobenus, Odobenus
Specialized synonyms: Atlantic Walrus, Odobenus Rosmarus, Odobenus Divergens, Pacific Walrus



2. Noun. Small fish with horse-like heads bent sharply downward and curled tails; swim in upright position.
Exact synonyms: Sea Horse
Generic synonyms: Needlefish, Pipefish
Group relationships: Genus Hippocampus, Hippocampus

Definition of Seahorse

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of sea horse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seahorse

1. a fish of the pipefish family [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Seahorse

seagirt
seagoing
seagull
seagull approach
seagull manager
seagull managers
seagulls
seah
seahawk
seahawks
seahog
seahogs
seahorse (current term)
seahorses
seahound
seahounds
seahs
seajack
seajacked
seajacker
seajackers
seajacking
seajackings
seak
seakale
seakales
seakeeping

Literary usage of Seahorse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Battles of the British Navy by Joseph Allen (1852)
"The seahorse then bore up, and continued firing into the Ali ... The seahorse continuing to pursue the larger opponent, ..."

2. The Naval History of Great Britain: From the Declaration of War by France in by William James, Frederick Chamier (1837)
"In a minute or two the seahorse tacked, and, bearing up, stood again for the ... M., the seahorse having arrived abreast and to windward of the ..."

3. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... a Voyage to Greenland, in the yeere 1612, with two ships, the one called the Whale ; the other the seahorse, set out by the Right Worshipfull the ..."

4. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"A Relation written by Jonas Poole of a Voyage to Greenland, in the yeere 1612, with two ships, the one called the Whale ; the other the seahorse, set out by ..."

5. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Relation written by Jonas Poole of a Voyage to Greenland, in the yeere 1612, with two ships, the one called the Whale ; the other the seahorse, set out by ..."

6. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"God send us good luck, and may He bless us is the sincere prayer of your affectionate NELSON. 22. seahorse: MASTERS LOG (M. ..."

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