Salp definitions

săl'pə
Any of various pelagic tunicates of the order Salpida, having a translucent, somewhat flattened, barrel-shaped body.
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Any of an order (Salpida, class Thaliacea) of free-swimming tunicates characterized by a barrel-shaped body ringed with muscle and open at both ends.
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Any of a group of free-swimming tunicates of the genus Sarpa.
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Plural form of salpa.
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Origin of salp

From New Latin Salpa genus name from Latin a kind of stockfish from Greek salpē