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compound of See “sea” + Hund “dog”, cognate to Dutch zeehond. Possible from Proto-Germanic *selhaz, changed by folk etymology, therefore cognate to North Frisian selich, Middle Dutch seel, zēle, Old High German selah, Danish sæl.
- seal, especially the common seal or harbor seal, (Phoca vitulina, a type of pinniped, mammal living in the ocean)
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- Seehund in Duden online