Definitions for salpsælp; ˈsæl pə; ˈsæl pi

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  1. salp, salpa(noun)

    minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end

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  1. salp(Noun)

    Any of a group of free-swimming tunicates of the genus Salpa

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  1. Salp(noun)

    any species of Salpa, or of the family Salpidae

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  1. Salp

    A salp or salpa is a barrel-shaped, planktonic tunicate. It moves by contracting, thus pumping water through its gelatinous body. The salp strains the pumped water through its internal feeding filters, feeding on phytoplankton.

Anagrams of salp »

  1. slap

  2. alps , Alps

  3. SPLA

  4. laps

  5. pals

  6. Alps

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