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Definition of the noun salpa

What does salpa mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: salpas

  1. minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of salpa: salp
    • more generic words: tunicate / urochord / urochordate = primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
    • member of: genus Salpa = type (perhaps sole) genus of the Salpidae


Salpa is a fictional character from the 2014 film Oilfields Mines Hurricanes.


"Salpa" is a 1975 book written by Yılmaz Güney.

Phrases with Salpa

Phrases starting with the word Salpa:

  1. Salpa Gibba
  2. Salpa Caboti
  3. Salpa maxima
  4. Salpa Affinis
  5. Salpa Costata
  6. Salpa Pinnata
  7. Salpa Spinosa
  8. Salpa Tilesii
  9. Salpa Africana
  10. Salpa Coerulea
  11. Salpa Elongata
  12. Salpa Herculea
  13. Salpa Punctata

Phrases ending with the word Salpa:

  1. Box Salpa
  2. Boops Salpa
  3. genus salpa
  4. Sarpa salpa
  5. Baccha Salpa
  6. Sparus salpa
  7. Eusalpa Salpa

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Salpa

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Google previewA Manual of Practical Zoology: Chordates (2000)

by P.S.Verma

Salpa (asexual phase). Characters : Salpa is a free swimming, solitary pelagic form. gall bladder Fig. 75. Ammocoete larva.

Google previewThe Complete Walker IV (2015)

by Colin Fletcher, Chip Rawlins

Once hard-tanned leather, boards are now made of pressed fibers (the commonly used salpa is a pressed leatherboard) or plastic. Board lasting gives a boot stiffness and lends a stable platform to the foot. Slip lasting begins by sewing the ...

Google previewModern Text Book of Zoology: Vertebrates (2010)

by R. L. Kotpal

Salpa is a cosmopolitan, marine, and typical pelagic ascidian distributed in almost all seas. It is dimorphic, exhibits alternation of generations and superficially. branchial- sac or pharynx gill slit dorsal lamina nerve ganglion mantle test muscle ...

Google previewThe Beagle Record (2012)

Selections from the Original Pictorial Records and Written Accounts of the Voyage of HMS Beagle by Richard Darwin Keynes

Perhaps Salpa is the nearest animal; although the ...

Google previewThe popular educator (1767)

by Popular educator

The production of the solitary Salpa is a true reproductive process corresponding to the rearing of a ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

salpa, (Gr. Gazrm, a kind of stock-fish.] 1. The typical genus of Salpidae. There are two ' of ed along £ in one of which the intestine is exten the ventral aspect of the body, as in S. pinnata; in the other it is compacted in ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1877)

by Popular encyclopedia

SALPA, a genus of Ascidian or Tunicate Mol- lusca (which see), forming the representative example of the family Salpidae. These animals are unlike the commoner members of the 'Sea-squirt' or Ascidian class in that they are free and oceanic ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1827)

SALPA, in Zoology, a genus of the Vermes Mollusca class and order. The Generic Character is as follows:—the body is loose, nayant, gelatinous, tubular, and open at each extremity: the intestine is placed obliquely.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1919)

A Library of Universal Knowledge

SALPA, a genus of free-swimming as- cidian of the order Thaliacea, and the family Salpida. They are met with as single or solitary organisms and as aggregate or compound collections, the so-called "salpa chains," but these are states of the ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention

The Salpida includes the single genus Salpa (Forsk&l), Saioidx which, however, may be divided into two well- *" marked groups of species, — (1) those, such as S . fMMli, in which the alimentary canal is stretched out along the ventral surface ...

Google previewLexicon universae rei numariae veterum et praecipue graecorum ac romanorum cum observationibus antiquariis geographicis ... edidit Io. Christophorus Rasche. Praefatus est Christ. Gottl. Heyne (1789)


Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1827)

by John Wilkes

SALPA, in Zoology, a genus of the Verrnes Mollusca class' and drder. The Generic Character is as ib'llo'ws:-the body is loose, nayant, gelatinous, tubular, and open at each extremity: the intestine is placed obliquely.

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck

SALPA (Eat., from Gk. crd\irri, salpf, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

SALPA. Body long, floating, gelatinous, tubular, and open at each extremity, with an intestinal tube placed obliquely. - The outer covering of these animals has two openings, one very large, serving for the introduction of the water in which they ...

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Scrabble value of S1A1L1P3A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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