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Meaning of "seahorse" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SEAHORSE

seahorse  [ˈsiːhɔːs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEAHORSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Seahorse 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 SEAHORSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

seahorse

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 seahorse in the English dictionary

The definition of seahorse 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 seahorse is a fabled sea creature with the tail of a fish and the front parts of a fish.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SEAHORSE


ahorse
əˈhɔːs
carthorse
ˈkɑːtˌhɔːs
clotheshorse
ˈkləʊðzˌhɔːs
cockhorse
ˌkɒkˈhɔːs
dishorse
dɪsˈhɔːs
drayman
ˈdreɪˌhɔːs
hoarse
hɔːs
hobbyhorse
ˈhɒbɪˌhɔːs
horse
hɔːs
packhorse
ˈpækˌhɔːs
racehorse
ˈreɪsˌhɔːs
redhorse
ˈrɛdˌhɔːs
sawhorse
ˈsɔːˌhɔːs
stockhorse
ˈstɒkˌhɔːs
stonehorse
ˈstəʊnˌhɔːs
studhorse
ˈstʌdˌhɔːs
unhorse
ʌnˈhɔːs
warhorse
ˈwɔːˌhɔːs
Whitehorse
ˈwaɪtˌhɔːs
workhorse
ˈwɜːkˌhɔːs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEAHORSE

seafolk
seafood
seafood platter
seafowl
seafront
seagoing
seagull
seahawk
Seahenge
seahog
seahound
seakale beet
seal
seal brown
seal cull
seal of confession
seal ring
seal-like
seal-point
sealable

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEAHORSE

be on one´s high horse
cutting horse
dark horse
flog a dead horse
for the worse
gift horse
high horse
iron horse
light horse
one-horse
pack horse
pommel horse
put the cart before the horse
quarter horse
rocking horse
sea horse
shire horse
stalking-horse
to get off your high horse
white horse
wild horse

Synonyms and antonyms of seahorse in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «seahorse» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEAHORSE

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

Translator English - Chinese

海马
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

caballito de mar
570 millions of speakers

English

seahorse
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुंजी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فرس 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

সিন্ধুঘোটক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hippocampe
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

해마
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Seahorse
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giống hải ma ngư
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடற்குதிரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समुद्रमार्ग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Denizatı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cavalluccio marino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Konik morski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

морський коник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

căluț de mare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ιππόκαμπος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

seeperdjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sjöhäst
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sjøhest
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of seahorse

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEAHORSE»

The term «seahorse» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.065 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEAHORSE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEAHORSE»

Discover the use of seahorse in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to seahorse and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Mister Seahorse
After Mrs. Seahorse lays her eggs on Mr. Seahorse's belly, he drifts through the water, greeting other fish fathers who are taking care of their eggs. On board pages.
‎2011
2
The Sign of the Seahorse: A Tale of Greed and High Adventure ...
A rhyming tale of fishy underwater gang warfare, pollution from toxic waste, and true love.
Graeme Base, 1996
3
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
4
Seahorse
BOOK 4 of "THE FIGHTING ANTHONYS" series.
Michael Aye, 2010
5
Seahorses
These unusual looking marine fish need a steady diet of plankton to stay healthy and active. Here is a wealth of advice and information for aquarium hobbyists on keeping seahorses of different varieties.
Frank Indiviglio, 2002
6
Seahorse: A Novel
The inhabitants of a remote fishing village fear The Institute overlooking their homes and its mysterious head, Dr. Daniels, a belief that a visitor scoffs at until he begins to experience strange, inexplicable events and feelings.
Graham Petrie, 1996
7
A Seahorse Year
An extended family living in San Francisco faces the approaching breakdown of a troubled adolescent boy and the tribulations caused by the difficulties of gay parenthood.
Stacey D'Erasmo, 2005
8
Seahorse Fry
The colorful interior spreads and gorgeous photos of seahorses are sure to delight emergent readers. Seahorse Fry is part of Bearport's Water Babies series.
Ruth Owen, 2012
9
In Search of a Name . . . a Seahorse Story
John David Bise, Jr. lives in Clarksburg, West Virginia. An artist and writer, he is working on the next book in his seahorse series. Publisher's website: http: //sbpra.com/JohnDavidBiseJr
Jr. J. David Bise, 2011
10
Seahorse Cove
Karissa organizes a peaceful protest of the theme park. What happens next is truly unbelievable. About the Author: Randy James White lives in Anaheim, California. "This story came to me as a dream.
Randy James White, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEAHORSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term seahorse is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Seahorse Tavern shooting key witness not cooperating with police
Thursday morning, a man was shot when a bullet fired outside the Seahorse Tavern went through the exterior wall of the bar on Gottingen Street and struck a ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
2
Thousands of birds abandon eggs, nests on Florida's Seahorse Key
SEAHORSE KEY — The din created by thousands of nesting birds is usually the first thing you notice about Seahorse Key, a 150-acre mangrove-covered dune ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
3
Scientists Turn To Seahorses For Nearly Unbreakable Limbs
Researchers at Clemson University have created a new sort of robotic design based on the long, curled tail of the seahorse. The seahorse is unique because it ... «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
4
The key to awesome future robots could be seahorse tails
While most animal tails are cylindrical in cross-section, the seahorse has a unique, squared tail that not only provides the fish with a tough armor, but also gives it ... «Gizmag, Jul 15»
5
James Packer sells $50m super yacht Seahorse
James Packer sells $50m super yacht Seahorse ... be what happened to billionaire James Packer, who has already traded in his new gin palace: Seahorse. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 15»
6
Underwater living: Dubai's Floating Seahorse homes
The Floating Seahorse is a partially-submerged property development dreamed up by Dubai's Kleindienst Group with completion scheduled for late 2016. «Domain News, May 15»
7
Exploring Hawaii Island: Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm
The farm offers educational tours “so we can educate the public about the beauty of the seahorse and get them inspired to help keep our reefs like they were 50 ... «KHON2, May 15»
8
Which buyers paid Dh6.5m - in cash - to buy 'floating seahorses' in …
The floating seahorse is a marine style retreat (a boat without propulsion) and will have three levels: one underwater, one at sea level and an upper deck. «Emirates 24/7, May 15»
9
'Floating Seahorses' to be built off Dubai coast
In picking the name for the project, chief executive Josef Kleindienst said: “The seahorse is an endangered species and we will create an artificial coral reef ... «The National, May 15»
10
That's A Big Seahorse!! Watch The HIGH-larious Music Video For …
To win the beauty over, the pool boy ditches his uniform and performs some jazzy pool dancing — he even summons a giant seahorse! But is that enough to win ... «PerezHilton.com, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Seahorse [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/seahorse>. Sep 2020 ».
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