Definition of Brine shrimp

1. Noun. Common to saline lakes.




Definition of Brine shrimp

1. Noun. An aquatic crustacean of the taxonomic order Artemia, one species of which is often marketed under the name Sea-Monkey as a novelty gift. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brine Shrimp

brims
brimstone
brimstones
brimstony
brin
brinded
brindisis
brindle
brindled
brindled gnu
brindled gnus
brindles
brindleyite
brine
brine fly
brine shrimp (current term)
brined
brineless
brinelled
brinelling
briner
briners
brines
bring
bring-and-buy
bring a knife to a gunfight
bring about
bring around
bring back
bring down

Literary usage of Brine shrimp

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1. Excelsior by James Hamilton (1854)
"THE LYMINGTON brine shrimp,* AND THE FEZZAN WORM.t IN the reservoirs belonging to the salt-works of ..."

2. The Microscope: An Illustrated Monthly Designed to Popularize the Subject of (1892)
"1.—THE brine shrimp. [PHOTOMICROGRAPH]. The brine shrimp occurs in greit numbers in the Great Salt Lake, which has usually been regarded as devoid of life. ..."

3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"With a Tail To this subdivision belongs the Brine-Shrimp or Brine-Worm, ... instantly destroys most other marine animals, the Brine-Shrimp revels. ..."

4. Nonfiction Reading Practice, Grade 5 by Mike Graff (2003)
"Show students the pictures of the female and male brine shrimp. ... But brine shrimp also live in salty lakes, and some even live in desert areas. ..."

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