Definition of Salpa in English :

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Salpa meaning in English

Meaning of Salpa in English

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1. salp, salpa

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

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noun plural -pas or -pae (-piː)
any of various minute floating animals of the genus Salpa, of warm oceans, having a transparent barrel-shaped body with openings at either end: class Thaliacea, subphylum Tunicata (tunicates)
. Also (less commonly): salp, salpian, salpid

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see synonyms of salpa
Any of various pelagic tunicates of the order Salpida, having a translucent, somewhat flattened, barrel-shaped body.

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