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sea butterfly

noun
1.
any member of the gastropod order Pteropoda, shelled marine mollusks so called for their ability to swim using winglike extensions of the foot.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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sea butterfly

noun
1.
another name for pteropod
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