Holothure
Holothure Hol"o*thure, n. [L. holothuria, pl., a sort of water polyp, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) A holothurian. [1913 Webster]

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  • Holothurida — Holothurioidea Hol o*thu ri*oi de*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Holothure}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the classes of echinoderms. Note: They have a more or less elongated body, often flattened beneath, and a circle of tentacles, which are usually much …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holothuridea — Holothurioidea Hol o*thu ri*oi de*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Holothure}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the classes of echinoderms. Note: They have a more or less elongated body, often flattened beneath, and a circle of tentacles, which are usually much …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holothurioidea — Hol o*thu ri*oi de*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Holothure}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the classes of echinoderms. Note: They have a more or less elongated body, often flattened beneath, and a circle of tentacles, which are usually much branched,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holothuroidea — Holothurioidea Hol o*thu ri*oi de*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Holothure}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the classes of echinoderms. Note: They have a more or less elongated body, often flattened beneath, and a circle of tentacles, which are usually much …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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