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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See beach flea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a beach flea; an orchestian.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Some animal which hops on the sand (as of the sea-shore), as a beach-flea or sand-skipper; one of the amphipods; a sand-flea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas; common on ocean beaches
  • n. small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas; common on ocean beaches

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