Definition of Sea slug

1. Noun. Any of various marine gastropods of the suborder Nudibranchia having a shell-less and often beautifully colored body.

Exact synonyms: Nudibranch
Generic synonyms: Gastropod, Univalve
Group relationships: Nudibranchia, Order Nudibranchia
Specialized synonyms: Hermissenda Crassicornis



Definition of Sea slug

1. Noun. Any of several marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusks of the ''Nudibranchia'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sea slug

1. A holothurian. A nudibranch mollusk. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Slug

sea scallop
sea scooter
sea scooters
sea scorpion
sea scorpions
sea scout
sea scurf
sea scurfs
sea scurvy
sea serpent
sea serpents
sea shanties
sea shanty
sea silk
sea slater
sea slug (current term)
sea snail
sea snake
sea snipe
sea spider
sea spiders
sea spray
sea spurry
sea squab
sea squill
sea squirt
sea star
sea stars
sea starwort
sea steps

Literary usage of Sea slug

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"Habits of a Sea-slug and Cuttle-fish—St. Paul's Rocks, non-volcanic —Singular Incrustations—Insects the first Colonists of Islands— Fernando ..."

2. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"CHAPTER I. Porto Praya—Ribeira Grande—Atmospheric Dust with Infusoria —Habits of a Sea-slug and Cuttle-fish—St. Paul's Rocks, non- volcanic—Singular ..."

3. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"CHAPTER I. Porto Praya—Ribeira Grande—Atmospheric Dust with Infusoria —Habits of a Sea-slug ... Seaslug ..."

4. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1873)
"CHAPTER L Porto Prava—Ribeira Grande—Atmospheric Dust with Infusoria—Habits of a Sea-slug and Cuttle-fish—St. Paul's Rocks, non- volcanic—Singular ..."

5. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"JAGO—CAPE DE VERD ISLANDS Porto Praya—Ribeira Grande—Atmospheric Dust with Infusoria— Habits of a Sea-slug and Cuttle-fish—St. Paul's Rocks, non-volcanic ..."

6. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"JAGO—CAPE DE VERD ISLANDS Porto Praya—Ribeira Grande—Atmospheric Dust with Infusoria— Habits of a Sea-slug and Cuttle-fish—St. Paul's Rocks, non-volcanic ..."

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