Seawand to Secondary
(Sea"wand`) . (Bot.) See Sea girdles.
(Sea"ward) a. Directed or situated toward the sea. Donne.
Two still clouds . . . sparkled on their seaward edges like a frosted fleece.G. W. Cable.
(Sea"ward), adv. Toward the sea. Drayton.
(Sea"ware`) n. [Cf. AS. s&aemacrwar seaweed.] (Bot.) Seaweed; esp., coarse seaweed.
See Ware, and Sea girdles.
1. Popularly, any plant or plants growing in the sea.
2. (Bot.) Any marine plant of the class Algæ, as kelp, dulse, Fucus, Ulva, etc.
(Sea" whip`) (Zoöl.) A gorgonian having a simple stem.
(Sea" wid"geon) (Zoöl.) (a) The scaup duck. (b) The pintail duck.
(Sea"wife`) n.; pl. Seawives (Zoöl.) A European wrasse
(Sea" wil"low) (Zoöl.) A gorgonian coral with long flexible branches.
(Sea" wing`) (Zoöl.) A wing shell
(Sea" with"wind`) (Bot.) A kind of bindweed (Convolvulus Soldanella) growing on the seacoast
(Sea" wolf`) (Zoöl.) (a) The wolf fish. (b) The European sea perch. (c) The sea elephant.
(d) A sea lion.
(Sea" wood"cock`) (Zoöl.) The bar- tailed godwit.
Sea wood louse
(Sea" wood" louse`) (Zoöl.) A sea slater.
(Sea" worm"wood`) (Bot.) A European species of wormwood (Artemisia maritima) growing
by the sea.
(Sea"wor`thi*ness) n. The state or quality of being seaworthy, or able to resist the ordinary
violence of wind and weather. Kent.
(Sea"wor`thy) a. Fit for a voyage; worthy of being trusted to transport a cargo with safety; as,
a seaworthy ship.
(Sea" wrack`) (Bot.) See Wrack.
Sebaceous cyst (Med.), a cyst formed by distention of a sebaceous gland, due to obstruction of its
excretory duct. Sebaceous glands (Anat.), small subcutaneous glands, usually connected with
hair follicles. They secrete an oily semifluid matter, composed in great part of fat, which softens and
lubricates the hair and skin.
(Se*ba"ceous) a. [NL. sebaceus, from L. sebum tallow, grease.] (Physiol.) Pertaining to,
or secreting, fat; composed of fat; having the appearance of fat; as, the sebaceous secretions of some
plants, or the sebaceous humor of animals.