salp

noun
\ˈsalp \
variants: or less commonly salpa \ˈsal-pə \

Definition of salp 

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

First Known Use of salp

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for salp

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

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