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flipper

noun [C] uk   /ˈflɪp.ər/ us    //

flipper noun [C] (PART OF CREATURE)

one of two parts like arms on the bodies of some sea creatures, such as seals and penguins, used for swimming

flipper noun [C] (SHOE)

(US also fin) a type of large, flat rubber shoe used for swimming, especially underwater
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