Hol`o*thu"ri*an (?), a.

() Belonging to the Holothurioidea.

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n.

One of the Holothurioidea.

⇒ Some of the species of Holothurians are called sea cucumbers, sea slugs, trepang, and beche de mer. Many are used as food, esp. by the Chinese. See Trepang.

 

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