Definition of Sea cucumber

1. Noun. Echinoderm having a flexible sausage-shaped body, tentacles surrounding the mouth and tube feet; free-living mud feeders.

Exact synonyms: Holothurian
Generic synonyms: Echinoderm
Group relationships: Class Holothuroidea, Holothuroidea
Specialized synonyms: Holothuria Edulis, Trepang



Definition of Sea cucumber

1. Noun. an echinoderm of the class ''Holothuroidea'', with an elongated body and leathery skin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sea cucumber

1. Any large holothurian, especially one of those belonging to the genus Pentacta, or Cucumaria, as the common American and European species. (P. Frondosa). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Cucumber

sea cock
sea cocoa
sea colander
sea cole
sea colewort
sea coot
sea coots
sea corn
sea cow
sea cows
sea cradle
sea crawfish
sea crayfish
sea creature
sea crow
sea cucumber (current term)
sea cucumbers
sea dace
sea daffodil
sea daffodils
sea dahlia
sea day
sea devil
sea devils
sea dog
sea dogs
sea dotterel
sea dove
sea dragon
sea dragons

Literary usage of Sea cucumber

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1. Trukese-English Dictionary by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"species of sea cucumber. nuke (nu.): a species of sea cucumber. ... a species of black sea cucumber (edible, three inches to one foot in length). ..."

2. A Summer Cruise on the Coast of New England by Robert Carter (1864)
"THE SEA-CUCUMBER — JAQUISS AND BAILEY ISLANDS. — MACKEREL COVE. ... The length of the sea-cucumber is from four to eight inches, but it possesses the power, ..."

3. A Summer Cruise on the Coast of New England by Robert Carter (1888)
"•fHE SEA-CUCUMBER — JAQUISS AND BAILEY ISLANDS. -MACKEREL COVE. ... The length of the sea-cucumber is from four to eight inches, but it possesses the power, ..."

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