n., n. pl. [Gr. holothurion, seacucumber]
Soft bodied, bottom-dwelling echinoderms, living mostly in sand and mud where they lie buried, with their tentacles sticking up into clearer water.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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