noun, plural sal·pas, sal·pae [sal-pee]. /ˈsæl pi/.
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Origin of salpa
OTHER WORDS FROM salpasal·pi·form [sal-puh-fawrm], /ˈsæl pəˌfɔrm/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for salpa
Maury has described certain amphipod crustaceans which also inhabit the Salp.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
On the other hand, each salp of the chain has within it a true egg-cell.Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work|P. Chalmers Mitchell
This stolon is divided into a series of lateral buds after the solitary asexual Salp has begun to lead an independent existence.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour