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NOUN (1)

1. type genus of the family Aplysiidae;
[syn: Aplysia, genus Aplysia, Tethys, genus Tethus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aplysia \A*plys"i*a\, n. [Gr. ? a dirty sponge, fr. ? unwashed; 'a priv. + ? to wash.] (Zool.) A genus of marine mollusks of the order Tectibranchiata; the sea hare. Some of the species when disturbed throw out a deep purple liquor, which colors the water to some distance. See Illust. in Appendix. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Aplysia n 1: type genus of the family Aplysiidae [syn: Aplysia, genus Aplysia, Tethys, genus Tethus]