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Aplysia Explained

Aplysia at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Aplysia \A*plys"i*a\, n. [Gr. ? a dirty sponge, fr. ? unwashed;
'a priv. + ? to wash.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of marine mollusks of the order {Tectibranchiata};
the sea hare. Some of the species when disturbed throw out a
deep purple liquor, which colors the water to some distance.
See Illust. in Appendix.

Aplysia at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Aplysia
n : type genus of the family Aplysiidae [syn: {genus Aplysia}, {Tethys},
{genus Tethus}]

aplysia at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Any sea slug of the genus Aplysia

  • Translation: ta » aplysia

    Related words:

    aplyed  Aplysia punctata  aplysiid  Aplysiidae  aplysiids