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Noun: seahorse  'see,hors
  1. Either of two large northern marine mammals having ivory tusks and tough hide over thick blubber
    - walrus, sea horse
  2. Small fish with horse-like heads bent sharply downward and curled tails; swim in upright position
    - sea horse

Derived forms: sea horses, seahorses

Type of: needlefish, pinnatiped, pinniped, pinniped mammal, pipefish

Part of: genus Hippocampus, genus Odobenus, Hippocampus, Odobenus

Encyclopedia: Seahorse