Definición de by-the-wind sailor en inglés:

by-the-wind sailor

Saltos de línea: by-the-wind sail¦or


A surface-dwelling colonial marine coelenterate of the Atlantic and Mediterranean. It has a disc-like float bearing a sail that is used to catch the wind.
  • Velella velella, suborder Chondrophora, order Hydroida
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The by-the-wind sailor is actually a whole colony of tiny jellyfish-like creatures called polyps.
  • However, if the beach is covered with by-the-wind sailors, this could be a signal to look for glass floats.
  • The by-the-wind sailor is a colonial hydroid that has adapted to life on the ocean wave.

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Palabra del día oleaginous
Pronunciación: ˌəʊlɪˈadʒɪnəs
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily