Definition of sea cucumber. Meaning of sea cucumber. Synonyms of sea cucumber

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Definition of sea cucumber

Sea cucumber
Sea cucumber Sea" cu"cum*ber (Zo["o]l.) Any large holothurian, especially one of those belonging to the genus Pentacta, or Cucumaria, as the common American and European species. (P. frondosa).
sea cucumber
Trepang Tre*pang", n. [Malay tr[=i]pang.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of large holothurians, some of which are dried and extensively used as food in China; -- called also b[^e]che de mer, sea cucumber, and sea slug. [Written also tripang.] Note: The edible trepangs are mostly large species of Holothuria, especially H. edulis. They are taken in vast quantities in the East Indies, where they are dried and smoked, and then shipped to China. They are used as an ingredient in certain kinds of soup.

Meaning of sea cucumber from wikipedia

- Sea cu****bers are echinoderms from the class Holothuroidea (/ˌhɒləˌθjʊəˈrɔɪdi.ə, ˌhoʊ-/). They are marine animals with a leathery skin and an elongated...
- Sea cu****bers are marine animals of the class Holothuroidea. They can be used as food, in fresh or dried form, in various cuisines. In some cultural contexts...
- The California sea cu****ber (Apostichopus californicus), also known as the giant California sea cu****ber, is a sea cu****ber that can be found from the...
- Sea cu****ber stocks have been overexploited in the wild, resulting in incentives to grow them by aquaculture. Aquaculture means the sea cu****bers are...
- Cu****ber juice Cu****ber raita Cu****ber sandwich Cu****ber soda Cu****ber soup Sea cu****ber, named for its resemblance to the fruit "Cu****ber." Encyclopædia...
- Enypniastes is a genus of deep-sea sea cu****ber. It is monotypic, being represented by the single species Enypniastes eximia. Due to its unique appearance...
- pineapple sea cu****ber, oloturia ananas, tripang, prickly skin cu****ber, pointed teat sea cu****ber, armoured sea cu****ber, giant sea cu****ber, sand fish...
- The orange-footed sea cu****ber (Cu****aria frondosa) is the largest sea cu****ber in New England, United States. It is one of the most abundant and widespread...
- sea urchins, sand dollars, and sea cu****bers, as well as the sea lilies or "stone lilies".[citation needed] Adult echinoderms are found on the sea bed...
- or projecting rays. Sea cu****bers and the irregular echinoids have secondarily evolved diverse shapes. Although many sea cu****bers have branched tentacles...