Phocal vs Phoca - What's the difference?

phocal | phoca |


As an adjective phocal

is (zoology) pertaining to seals; phocine.

As a noun phoca is

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phocal

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (zoology) Pertaining to seals; phocine.
  • (Webster 1913)

    phoca

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A seal.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.viii:
  • His charet swift in haste he thither steard, / Which with a teeme of scaly Phocas bound / Was drawne vpon the waues, that fomed him around.

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