Sea butterfly
Sea butterfly Sea" but"ter*fly` (Zo["o]l.) A pteropod. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea butterfly — any member of the gastropod order Pteropoda, shelled marine mollusks so called for their ability to swim using winglike extensions of the foot. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • sea butterfly — noun a small marine gastropod mollusc with wing like extensions to its body which it uses for swimming. [Orders Thecosomata and Gymnosomata.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • sea butterfly — noun : pteropod …   Useful english dictionary

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