Definition of sea mouse in English:

sea mouse

Syllabification: sea mouse


  • A large marine bristle-worm with a stout, oval body that bears matted, furlike, iridescent chaetae.
    • Genus Aphrodite, class Polychaeta
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    • Some polychaetes such as the sea mouse also bear a ventral muscular, creeping sole.
    • We have found another stray from the deep, a creature we had been curious to see for years - the ratfish, or sea mouse.
    • Various species of polychaete are known as lugworms, clam worms, bristleworms, and sea mice.

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