Sea purse
Sea purse Sea" purse` (s[=e]" p[^u]rs`). (Zo["o]l.) The horny egg case of a skate, and of certain sharks. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea purse — sea′ purse n. ich the horny egg case of certain rays and sharks …   From formal English to slang

  • sea purse — n. a horny egg case or egg capsule produced by certain rays and sharks …   English World dictionary

  • sea purse — noun the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore • Syn: ↑undertow, ↑sea puss, ↑sea puss, ↑sea purse, ↑sea poose • Hypernyms: ↑undertide, ↑undercurrent * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea-purse — noun the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore • Syn: ↑undertow, ↑sea puss, ↑sea puss, ↑sea purse, ↑sea poose • Hypernyms: ↑undertide, ↑undercurrent …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea purse — mermaid s purse (an egg case of an Elasmobranchii, usually oblong with horns or tendrils) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sea purse — the horny egg case of certain rays and sharks. [1800 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • sea purse — /ˈsi pɜs/ (say see pers) noun the horny egg case of certain rays and sharks …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sea barrow — Sea bar row (Zo[ o]l.) A sea purse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea pincushion — Sea pin cush ion (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A sea purse. (b) A pentagonal starfish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea-pouce — variant of sea purse (sense 4) …   Useful english dictionary

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