Definition of Sea mouse

1. Noun. Any of several large worms having a broad flattened body with a mat of coarse hairs covering the back.




Medical Definition of Sea mouse

1. A dorsibranchiate annelid, belonging to Aphrodite and allied genera, having long, slender, hairlike setae on the sides. The dunlin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Mouse

sea loach
sea louse
sea mantis
sea mark
sea mat
sea maw
sea mew
sea mile
sea milkwort
sea monk
sea monks
sea monster
sea moss
sea mosses
sea mouse (current term)
sea mouth
sea mud
sea needle
sea needles
sea nettle
sea nymph
sea onion
sea orange
sea otter
sea otters
sea owl
sea pad
sea parrot
sea parrots

Literary usage of Sea mouse

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1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1857)
"SEA- MOUSE : TWO REMEDIES. ... is cured also with ashes of the sea-mouse," mixed with oil; ashes of the sea-urchin, burnt, flesh and all together ..."

2. Curious Creatures in Zoology: With 130 Illus. Throughout the Text by John Ashton (1890)
"THE SEA-MOUSE. " The Sea-Mouse makes a hole in the Earth, and lays her Eggs there, and then covers them with Earth : on the 3<Dth day she digs it open again ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"A sea- mouse is not a mouse, a sea-urchin is not an urchin, a sea-horse is not a horse, a sea-lion is not a lion, and so on in every instance where the word ..."

4. Gleanings in Natural History: With Local Recollections : to which are Added by Edward Jesse (1832)
"A person lately sent me an animal which fishermen call a sea-mouse, and which seems to partake of the properties of both fish and insect. ..."

5. Gleanings in Natural History: With Local Recollections : to which are Added by Edward Jesse (1832)
"A person lately sent me an animal which fishermen call a sea-mouse, and which seems to partake of the properties of both fish and insect. ..."

6. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"Chir., exhibits a Sea-Mouse, laid open longitudinally, to expose the alimentary canal. The first division of this canal is commonly considered as the ..."

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