sea purse


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sea purse

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sea purse

n
(Zoology) a tough horny envelope containing fertilized eggs, produced by the female of certain sharks and skates. Also called: mermaid's purse
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sea′ purse`


n.
the horny egg case of certain rays and sharks.
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Noun1.sea purse - the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shoresea purse - the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore
undertide, undercurrent - a current below the surface of a fluid
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