Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.


From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search


A strap of leather; especially, one used for fastening anything. And nails for loosened spears, and thongs for shields, provide.

(Science: zoology) (Dryden) Thong seal, the bearded seal. See the note under Seal.

Origin: OE. Thong, thwong, thwang, AS. Thwang; akin to Icel. Thvengr a thong, latchet. 57. Cf. Twinge.