Meaning of sea horse

sea' horse"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any fish of the genus Hippocampus, of the pipefish family, having a prehensile tail, an elongated snout, and a head bent at right angles to the body.
  2. a fabled marine animal with the foreparts of a horse and the hind parts of a fish.
  3. a walrus.
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