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flipper


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flipper  \Flip"per\,  n.  [Cf.  {Flip},  {Flippant}.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  broad  flat  limb  used  for  swimming,  as  those 
  of  seals,  sea  turtles,  whales,  etc 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  The  hand.  [Slang] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flipper 
  n  1:  paddle-like  front  is  an  aid  in  swimming  (especially 
  underwater)  [syn:  {flippers},  {fin},  {fins}] 
  2:  the  flat  broad  limb  of  aquatic  animals  specialized  for 
  swimming 




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