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 for saddleback
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Harp \Harp\ (h[aum]rp), n. [OE. harpe, AS. hearpe; akin to D.
     harp, G. harfe, OHG. harpha, Dan. harpe, Icel. & Sw. harpa.]
     1. A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame
        furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held
        upright, and played with the fingers.
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     2. (Astron.) A constellation; Lyra, or the Lyre.
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     3. A grain sieve. [Scot.]
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     Aeolian harp. See under Aeolian.
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     Harp+seal+(Zool.),+an+arctic+seal+({Phoca+Gr[oe]nlandica">Harp seal (Zool.), an arctic seal ({Phoca Gr[oe]nlandica).
        The adult males have a light-colored body, with a
        harp-shaped mark of black on each side, and the face and
        throat black. Called also saddler, and saddleback. The
        immature ones are called bluesides; their fur is white,
        and they are killed and skinned to harvest the fur.
  
     Harp shell (Zool.), a beautiful marine gastropod shell of
        the genus Harpa, of several species, found in tropical
        seas. See Harpa.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Saddleback \Sad"dle*back`\, a.
     Same as Saddle-backed.
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     Saddleback roof. (Arch.) See Saddle roof, under Saddle.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Saddleback \Sad"dle*back`\, n.
     1. Anything saddle-backed; esp., a hill or ridge having a
        concave outline at the top.
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     2. (Zool.)
        (a) The harp seal.
        (b) The great blackbacked gull ({Larus marinus).
        (c) The larva of a bombycid moth ({Empretia stimulea)
            which has a large, bright green, saddle-shaped patch
            of color on the back.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  saddleback
      n 1: a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is
           shaped like a saddle) [syn: saddleback, saddle]
      2: a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
         [syn: gable roof, saddle roof, saddleback, saddleback
         roof]

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