Definition of Phocidae

1. Noun. Earless seals.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phocidae

Phlebotomus sergenti
Phlebotomus verrucarum
Phlegethos
Phleum pratense
Phlomis fruticosa
Phlox bifida
Phlox stellaria
Phlox subulata
Phm
Phnom Penh
Phobos
Phoca vitulina
Phocaena
Phocaena phocaena
Phocaena sinus
Phocidae
Phocis
Phoebe
Phoebean
Phoebus Apollo
Phoenicia
Phoenician
Phoenician alphabet
Phoenicians
Phoenicophorium
Phoenicopteridae
Phoeniculidae
Phoeniculus
Phoenicurus
Phoenix

Literary usage of Phocidae

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

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Walruses have no external ears, as W**™*- in the phocidae; but when on land the hind-feet are turned forwards and used in progression, ..."

2. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"The most specialized family is the phocidae, originating apparently in the ... The Antarctic phocidae are also primitive and archaic, related more or less ..."

3. Materials for the study of variation treated with especial regard to by William Bateson (1894)
"... that of phocidae 139 normals were seen, and 11 cases of ... It will be remembered that of phocidae the sub-family ..."

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