Synonyms

1. sea-lettuce_family

noun. thin flat or tubular green algae.

Synonyms

  • Ulvales
  • Ulvaceae
  • family Ulvaceae
  • order Ulvales
  • protoctist family
  • genus Ulva

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  • sampre

2. sea-rocket

noun. salt-tolerant seashore annual grown for its fragrant rose or violet flowers and fleshy grey-green foliage.

Synonyms

  • Cakile
  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Cakile maritima

3. sea-level

adjective. lying below the normal level.

Synonyms

  • low-lying

Antonyms

  • highland
  • natural elevation

4. sea-purse

noun. the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore.

Synonyms

  • undercurrent
  • undertide
  • undertow
  • sea-puss
  • sea puss
  • sea purse

5. sea-green

adjective. of the color of the sea; bluish green.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

6. sea-duty

noun. naval service aboard a ship at sea.

Synonyms

  • duty assignment
  • shipboard duty
  • assignment

7. lamprey

noun. ['ˈlæmpri'] primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue.

Synonyms

  • agnathan
  • family Petromyzontidae
  • lamprey eel
  • jawless vertebrate
  • jawless fish
  • sea lamprey
  • Petromyzontidae
  • Petromyzon marinus

Etymology

  • laumprei (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. sea

noun. ['ˈsiː'] a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land.

Synonyms

  • bay
  • hydrosphere
  • embayment
  • gulf
  • recess
  • South Sea
  • water
  • inlet

Antonyms

  • international waters
  • high sea
  • uncolored
  • begin

Etymology

  • see (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. sea

noun. ['ˈsiː'] anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume.

Synonyms

  • large indefinite quantity
  • large indefinite amount

Antonyms

  • dry
  • empty
  • minimum

Etymology

  • see (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. sea

noun. ['ˈsiː'] turbulent water with swells of considerable size.

Synonyms

  • head sea

Antonyms

  • fresh water
  • hard water

Etymology

  • see (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word sea-lamprey


1. Noun Phrase
And many species of fish, like Atlantic salmon, river herring, American shad and sea lamprey, swim up this river to spawn.

2. Noun Phrase
One of the most notorious of these is the sea lamprey, a jawless parasite that originated from the Atlantic Ocean.

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