Definition of otarioid in English:

otarioid

adjective

Zoology
  • Resembling or related to the eared seals; (specifically) of or relating to the superfamily Otarioidea, which comprises otariids together with walruses.

noun

Zoology
  • An otarioid mammal.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. Probably from scientific Latin Otaria, genus name + -oid.

Pronunciation

otarioid

/əʊˈtɛːrɪɔɪd//əʊˈtɑːrɪɔɪd/