sand dollar
noun Date: 1884 any of numerous flat circular sea urchins (order Clypeasteroida) that live chiefly in shallow water on sandy bottoms

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  • Sand dollar — Temporal range: 56 –0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Sand dollar — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sand dollar — ☆ sand dollar n. any of an order (Clypeasteroida) of flat, round, disklike echinoid echinoderms that live on sandy ocean beds …   English World dictionary

  • sand dollar — any of various flat, disklike sea urchins, as Mellita testudinata or Echinarachnius parma, that live on sandy bottoms off the coasts of the U.S. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * Any echinoderm (order Clypeastroida, class Echinoidea) that has a coinlike,… …   Universalium

  • sand dollar — sand′ dol lar n. ivt any flat, disklike echinoderm of the order Clypeasteroidea, of the same class as sea urchins, living on sandy bottoms • Etymology: 1880–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • sand dollar — noun An echinoderm, of the order Clypeastroida, that has a flat, disk shaped body with the mouth in a mid ventral position, and lives in sand, on or near the surface …   Wiktionary

  • sand dollar — noun a flattened sea urchin which lives partly buried in sand, feeding on detritus. [Order Clypeasteroida: many species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • sand-dollar — /ˈsænd dɒlə/ (say sand doluh) noun any of various flat, disclike urchins, especially Echinarachnius parma, which live on sandy bottoms off the coast of North America …   Australian English dictionary

  • sand dollar — noun flattened disklike sea urchins that live on sandy bottoms • Hypernyms: ↑sea urchin • Member Holonyms: ↑Exocycloida, ↑order Exocycloida * * * noun, pl ⋯ lars [count] US : the round, flat shell of a small sea animal; also : the small sea… …   Useful english dictionary

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