from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various cucumber-shaped echinoderms of the class Holothuroidea, characteristically having tentacles surrounding the mouth and a flexible body with tube feet usually arranged in longitudinal rows.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Some or any holothurian; a trepang or bêche-de-mer: also called
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Zoöl.) Any large holothurian, especially one of those belonging to the genus Pentacta, or Cucumaria, as the common American and European species. (
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun an
echinodermof the class Holothuroidea, with an elongated body and leathery skin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun echinoderm having a flexible sausage-shaped body, tentacles surrounding the mouth and tube feet; free-living mud feeders
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