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Definition of "whitecoat" [white•coat]

  • A new-born baby harp or grey seal before its fur becomes grey, normally around 12 days old. (noun)
  • A laboratory scientist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "whitecoat" in a sentence
  • "A baby whitecoat is also the first thing you see on the society's web site (which, as you might expect, simply regurgitates propaganda from the radical International Fund for Animal Welfare)."
  • "Their website and logo still show the newborn "whitecoat" seals (you know, the really, really "cute" ones), and their spokespeople say "baby seals" are being killed:"
  • "Russian government ministers have announced a complete ban on the hunt for "whitecoat" harp seals (pups up to about 11 days old) as the first step in an agreement to end the killing of all baby seals in Russia."
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