harp seal definition by Webster's New World
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a migratory, earless arctic seal (Phoca groenlandica) having pups with silky, white fur
harp seal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An earless seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) of the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans whose pups are hunted for their fine white fur.
Origin: From the shape of the markings on its shoulders and sides.