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sand hopper Syllabification: sand hop·per
Pronunciation: /ˈsand ˌhäpər/

Definition of sand hopper in English:


Another term for beach flea.
Example sentences
  • The high productivity is evident everywhere - huge rubbery masses of kelp washed up on the beaches, attracting swarms of sandhoppers and the birds that feed on them, including the elegant African black oystercatcher.
  • People standing near the edge of this angular structure look as small as sandhoppers from where we are.
  • Zonal recovery is a prompt escape towards the sea performed by sandhoppers under stressful environmental conditions.
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