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A walrus

English

Etymology

Danish hvalros, inversion of Old Norse hrosshvalr, "horse-whale". Confer Dutch walrus, Icelandic hvalur and German Walross.

Noun

Singular
walrus

Plural
es

walrus (es)
  1. (countable) Large Arctic marine mammal (Odobenus rosmarus), related to seals and having long tusks, tough, wrinkled skin, and four flippers.

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Pronunciation

Noun

walrus m. (plural walrussen, diminutive walrusje)

  1. walrus

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