Definition of Holothuria edulis

1. Noun. Of warm coasts from Australia to Asia; used as food especially by Chinese.

Exact synonyms: Trepang
Generic synonyms: Holothurian, Sea Cucumber
Group relationships: Genus Holothuria, Holothuria



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Literary usage of Holothuria edulis

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1. A Manual of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1905)
"... are used as food and form the object of a fishing industry in connection with which they are known as Beche-de-mer or trepang (holothuria edulis). ..."

2. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1897)
"... holothuria edulis. (Mak. Boeg. id.) 1863 PIJNAPPEL, p. ... tripan (holothuria edulis), dont on fait une grand consommation en Chine. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... and by Semper in holothuria edulis. The present material was found in an undetermined species of Holothuria. About forty species each of crustaceans, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1863)
"... whilst the Chinese prefer the holothuria edulis, or Trepang, which is common in the Chinese seas, principally at the ..."

5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1861)
"... whilst the Chinese prefer the holothuria edulis, or Trepang, which is common in the Chinese seas, principally at the ..."

6. New Mallophaga by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Robert E. Snodgrass (1896)
"... whilst the Chinese prefer the holothuria edulis, or Trepang, which is common in the Chinese seas, principally at the ..."

7. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"... digitata (Mediterranean), one in holothuria edulis (Philippines), and one in a Holothuria from Puget Sound in the North-East Pacific. ..."

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