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sea slug


      n   any of various shell-less marine gastropod molluscs, esp. those of the order Nudibranchia  
   See       nudibranch  
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      n   any marine gastropod of the order Nudibranchia, characterized by a shell-less, often beautifully coloured, body bearing external gills and other appendages,   (Also called)    sea slug         
     (C19: from nudi- + branche, from Latin branchia gills)  

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slug          [1]  
1    any of various terrestrial gastropod molluscs of the genera Limax, Arion, etc., in which the body is elongated and the shell is absent or very much reduced  
   Compare       sea slug  
Related adj  
2    any of various other invertebrates having a soft slimy body, esp. the larvae of certain sawflies  
3    Informal     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a slow-moving or lazy person or animal  
     (C15 (in the sense: a slow person or animal): probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Norwegian (dialect) sluggje)  

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Consulter aussi:

slug, slug, slug it out, slung

Dictionnaire Collaboratif     Anglais Définition
A seagrass species that is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. Also called Neptune grass.
[Bot.] Latin: Posidonia oceanica. Another species (Posidonia australis) is endemic to Australia.
adj 1 able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc. 2 designed for operation on or from both water and land 3 relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore 4 having a dual or mixed nature
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
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