noun, plural sal·pas, sal·pae [sal-pee] /ˈsæl pi/.
Origin of salpa
OTHER WORDS FROM salpasal·pi·form [sal-puh-fawrm] /ˈsæl pəˌfɔrm/, adjective
Words nearby salpa
Example sentences from the Web for salpa
In Doliolum the body is barrel-shaped and the gills are less modified than in Salpa.
The stolon, like that in Salpa, contains a prolongation of the branchial sack.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Salpa, sal′pa, n. a remarkable genus of free-swimming Tunicates.
The gill-cavity in Salpa is much altered, the gills projecting into it dividing it into two chambers.
In order to move itself, the Salpa has recourse to a singular artifice.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier