Definition of nudibranch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːdɪbraŋk/


A shell-less marine mollusc of the order Nudibranchia; a sea slug.
Example sentences
  • Equally well represented in these waters are invertebrates such as crinoids, nudibranchs and featherduster worms.
  • While Antarctic sponges are indeed subject to little, if any, fish predation, they are heavily preyed on by sea stars and nudibranchs.
  • While the adult nudibranch is correctly identified, the veliger larva is not a nudibranch.



Pronunciation: /-ˈbraŋkɪət/
noun& adjective

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Line breaks: nudi|branch

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