The mouth of a sea-cucumber is surrounded by a circlet of tentacles (partially indicated in the diagram, Fig. 38).
Sea′-gher′kin, a sea-cucumber; Sea′-gill′iflower, the common thrift; Sea′-gin′ger, millipore coral.
The sea-cucumber, which Europeans disdain, is a favourite dish among the Chinese.
It may be any one of the grotesque products of Neptune's vegetable garden, a sea-cucumber, a sea-carrot, or a sea-cabbage.
The skeleton of the sea-cucumber is of a very meagre description.
The synapta is a marine animal closely allied to the sea-cucumber.
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