Seacoast to Sea louse
(Sea"coast`) n. The shore or border of the land adjacent to the sea or ocean. Also used adjectively.
(Sea" cob`) (Zoöl.) The black-backed gull.
1. In a steamship, a cock or valve close to the vessel's side, for closing a pipe which communicates with
2. (Zoöl.) (a) The black-bellied plover. (b) A gurnard, as the European red gurnard
(Sea" co"coa) (Bot.) A magnificent palm (Lodoicea Sechellarum) found only in the Seychelles
Islands. The fruit is an immense two-lobed nut. It was found floating in the Indian Ocean before the tree
was known, and called sea cocoanut, and double cocoanut.
(Sea" col"an*der) (Bot.) A large blackfish seaweed the frond of which is punctured with
many little holes.
(Sea" cole"wort`) (Bot.) Sea cabbage.
(Sea" com"pass) The mariner's compass. See under Compass.
(Sea" coot`) (Zoöl.) A scoter duck.
(Sea" corn`) (Zoöl.) A yellow cylindrical mass of egg capsules of certain species of whelks which
resembles an ear of maize.
(Sea" cow`) (Zoöl.) (a) The mantee. (b) The dugong. (c) The walrus.
(Sea" craw"fish` Sea" cray"fish`) (Zoöl.) Any crustacean of the genus Palinurus and allied
genera, as the European spiny lobster which is much used as an article of food. See Lobster.
(Sea" crow`) (Zoöl.) (a) The chough. [Ireland] (b) The cormorant. (c) The blackheaded pewit,
and other gulls. (d) The skua. (e) The razorbill. [Orkney Islands] (f) The coot.
(Sea" cu"cum*ber) (Zoöl.) Any large holothurian, especially one of those belonging to the
genus Pentacta, or Cucumaria, as the common American and European species.
(Sea" dace`) (Zoöl.) The European sea perch.
(Sea" daf"fo*dil) (Bot.) A European amaryllidaceous plant
(Sea" dev`il) (Zoöl.) (a) Any very large ray, especially any species of the genus Manta or Cephaloptera,
some of which become more than twenty feet across and weigh several tons. See also Ox ray, under
Ox. (b) Any large cephalopod, as a large Octopus, or a giant squid See Devilfish. (c) The angler.
1. (Zoöl.) The dogfish. (b) The common seal.
2. An old sailor; a salt. [Colloq.]
(Sea" dot"ter*el) (Zoöl.) The turnstone.
(Sea" dove`) (Zoöl.) The little auk, or rotche. See Illust. of Rotche.
(Sea" drag"on) (Zoöl.) (a) A dragonet, or sculpin. (b) The pegasus.