noun \ˈsalp\

Definition of SALP

:  any of various transparent barrel-shaped or fusiform free-swimming tunicates (class Thaliacea) abundant in warm seas

Variants of SALP

salp also sal·pa \ˈsal-pə\

Origin of SALP

New Latin, from Latin, a kind of deep-sea fish, from Greek salpē
First Known Use: 1835

Rhymes with SALP


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