- any gastropod of the order Aplysiacea, comprising large marine sluglike mollusks with a reduced, internal shell.
Origin of sea hare
First recorded in 1585–95
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For, as a matter of fact, he has not as yet67 ever come across a sea-hare.
Indeed I actually showed this small fish, which you call a sea-hare, to many who stood by.
- any of various marine gastropods of the order Aplysiomorpha (or Anaspidea), esp Aplysia punctata, having a soft body with an internal shell and two pairs of earlike tentacles
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