noun \ˈsalp\
variants: or less commonly


play \ˈsal-pə\

Definition of salp

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

Origin and Etymology of salp

New Latin, from Latin, a kind of deep-sea fish, from Greek salpē

First Known Use: 1835

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