Meaning of walrus

wal•rus

Pronunciation: (wôl'rus, wol'-), [key]
— pl. -rus•es, -rus.
  1. a large marine mammal, Odobenus nosmarus, of arctic seas, related to the seals, and having flippers, a pair of large tusks, and a tough, wrinkled skin.
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