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sea purse

noun
1.
the horny egg case of certain rays and sharks.
Origin of sea purse
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10
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British Dictionary definitions for sea purse

sea purse

noun
1.
a tough horny envelope containing fertilized eggs, produced by the female of certain sharks and skates Also called mermaid's purse
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