sea cucumbers
Holothurian Hol`o*thu"ri*an, a. (Zo["o]l.) Belonging to the Holothurioidea. -- n. One of the Holothurioidea. [1913 Webster]

Note: Some of the species of Holothurians are called {sea cucumbers}, {sea slugs}, {trepang}, and {b[^e]che de m[`e]r}. Many are used as food, esp. by the Chinese. See {Trepang}. [1913 Webster]


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