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I have a birthmark on the inside of my left knee that resembles an upside-down sea horse.
Gabourey Sidibe

Meaning of "sea horse" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SEA HORSE

sea horse play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEA HORSE

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Sea horse is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SEA HORSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

sea horse

Seahorse

Seahorse is the title given to 54 species of marine fishes in the genus Hippocampus. "Hippocampus" comes from the Ancient Greek hippos meaning "horse" and kampos meaning "sea monster".

Definition of sea horse in the English dictionary

The definition of sea horse in the dictionary is any marine teleost fish of the temperate and tropical genus Hippocampus, having a bony-plated body, a prehensile tail, and a horselike head and swimming in an upright position: family Syngnathidae. Other definition of sea horse is a fabled sea creature with the tail of a fish and the front parts of a horse.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEA HORSE

sea floor
sea foam
sea fret
sea god
sea gooseberry
sea grass
sea green
sea hare
sea heath
sea holly
Sea Islands
sea kale
sea king
sea lace
sea ladder
sea lamprey
sea lane
sea lavender
sea lawyer
sea legs

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEA HORSE

clotheshorse
cutting horse
dark horse
flog a dead horse
for the worse
gift horse
horse
iron horse
light horse
put the cart before the horse
quarter horse
racehorse
rocking horse
sawhorse
seahorse
shire horse
to get off your high horse
white horse
Whitehorse
wild horse
workhorse

Synonyms and antonyms of sea horse in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sea horse» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEA HORSE

Find out the translation of sea horse to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sea horse from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sea horse» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

海马
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

caballito de mar
570 millions of speakers

English

sea horse
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सागर हार्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حصان البحر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

морской конек
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cavalo-marinho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমুদ্র ঘোড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cheval de mer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kuda laut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Seepferdchen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

タツノオトシゴ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

바다 말
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jaran laut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

con ngựa biển
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடற்குதிரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समुद्राचा घोडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Denizatı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cavallo di mare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sea ​​Horse
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

морський коник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cal de mare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ιππόκαμπος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

see perd
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sjöhäst
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sea ​​horse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sea horse

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEA HORSE»

The term «sea horse» is regularly used and occupies the 67.011 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEA HORSE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sea horse

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QUOTES WITH «SEA HORSE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sea horse.
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Gabourey Sidibe
I have a birthmark on the inside of my left knee that resembles an upside-down sea horse.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEA HORSE»

Discover the use of sea horse in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sea horse and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
One Lonely Seahorse
In a counting book by the creators of How Are You Peeling? where everything is sculpted from food, one lonely sea horse learns that she has a lot of friends--friends she can really "count" on.
Saxton Freymann, 2000
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Sea Horse: The Shyest Fish in the Sea
Dive into the warm ocean and swim around amid the coral and waving sea grass. Do you see an eye like a small black bead peering out at you? Linger for a while and discover the secrets of the sea horse--one of the shyest fish in the sea.
Christine Butterworth, 2010
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The Life Cycle of a Sea Horse
Male sea horses have a unique role in the sea horse life cycle. They carry the eggs and give birth to as many as 200 babies at one time. Young children can track a sea horse¿s life cycle from egg to fry to adult.
Colleen Sexton, 2012
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The Sea Horse: A New Play
"The Sea Horse" is run by Gertrude Blum, with whom Harry enjoys a purely physical relationship; they have never shared their private yearnings. Gertrude has encased her heart behind a facade of toughness following a failed marriage.
Edward J. Moore, 1974
5
Sea Horse, Run!
Rumors of an approaching sea dragon cause frightened sea creatures to flee the reef, but brave Sea Horse stays behind to defend his helpless friend, Coral.
‎2011
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Sea horse
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and camouflage abilities of this unusual fish.
Rebecca Stefoff, 1997
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I Am a Sea Horse: The Life of a Dwarf Sea Horse
I live above the coral reef and can change my color to match it. Come and ride the waves with me. I am a dwarf seahorse, and I love to take it easy.
Lori Mortensen, 2008
8
Sea Horse
Ever since they formed The Saddle Club, Stevie, Carole, and Lisa have been inseparable.
Bonnie Bryant, 2012
9
Sea Horse Races
Cedric Sea Horse and his friend, Marie, decide to have a sea horse race. Alternating pages provide facts about sea horses.
Mary Elizabeth Salzmann, 2010
10
Seahorse in the Sky
At first he though it was all part of some crazy nightmare.
Edmund Cooper, 2011

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEA HORSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sea horse is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' Preview: My Other Boat Is a …
'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' Preview: My Other Boat Is a Hippocampus ... comes the majestic "hippocampus," a sparkling sea horse with a bit of an attitude. «Moviefone, Aug 13»
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Seahorse Armor Inspire Robotic Designs
Seahorse Armor Inspire Robotic Designs. Sea horses get their exceptional flexibility from the structure of their bony plates, which form its armor. The plates slide ... «ABC News, May 13»
3
Rare sea horses found in the River Thames
The sightings during a routine fisheries survey at Greenwich suggest there may be permanent populations in Britain and that the sea horses, which mate for life ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 11»
4
Bolting sea horse rescued
A horse sparked a rescue operation after bolting in shallow water and swimming half a mile out to sea. The nag - called Shallimah - threw off its female rider as it ... «Kent Online, Aug 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sea horse [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sea-horse>. Mar 2020 ».
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