Definition of cotton spinner in English:

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cotton spinner

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noun

A dark sea cucumber of shallow seas which ejects long sticky threads from the anus when disturbed.
  • Holothuria forskali, class Holothuroidea
Example sentences
  • I swam around the block and came face to face with a lesser-spotted dogfish and a cotton spinner.
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