sea hare


noun

any gastropod of the order Aplysiacea, comprising large marine sluglike mollusks with a reduced, internal shell.

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Origin of sea hare

First recorded in 1585–95
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sea hare

noun

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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