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English definition of “flipper”

flipper

noun [C] (PART OF CREATURE)    /ˈflɪp.ər/ US  //
one of two parts like arms on the bodies of some sea creatures, such as seals and penguins, used for swimmingMiscellaneous animal body parts
(Definition of flipper noun (PART OF CREATURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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