Phoca vs Phocacean - What's the difference?

phoca | phocacean |


As nouns the difference between phoca and phocacean

is that phoca is while phocacean is (zoology) any species of phoca ; a seal.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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.

    Anagrams

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    phocacean

    English

    (wikipedia phocacean) (Phoca) (Phoca)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) Any species of Phoca ; a seal.
  • Hypernyms

    * phocid (Webster 1913)