Definitions starting with L

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/lówbow/ [cf. Sp. lobo del mar or lobo marino (lit. sea wolf) seal] n. the West Indian monk seal, Monachus tropicalis, now extinct: 1978 He recalls seeing monk seals during the 1930's  ... (like Colombus he called them "lobos") ... on Cat, Long, and Exuma Islands (Campbell 30)

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Last update: 2011-06-02 07:13
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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