sea blubber

A large jellyfish, Cyanea capillata.

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  • Sea-blubber — Sea blub ber, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A jellyfish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea blubber — noun : jellyfish * * * sea blubber noun A jellyfish • • • Main Entry: ↑sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea blubber — jellyfish (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sea-blubber — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blubber — is a thick layer of vascularized fat found under the skin of all cetaceans, pinnipeds and sirenians.cite web | url= is blubber.htm | title= What is Blubber?] DescriptionLipid rich, collagen fiber laced blubber… …   Wikipedia

  • Blubber — Blub ber, n. [See {Blobber}, {Blob}, {Bleb}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A bubble. [1913 Webster] At his mouth a blubber stood of foam. Henryson. [1913 Webster] 2. The fat of whales and other large sea animals from which oil is obtained. It lies… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blubber — Ⅰ. blubber [1] ► NOUN ▪ the fat of sea mammals, especially whales and seals. DERIVATIVES blubbery adjective. ORIGIN originally denoting the foaming of the sea: perhaps symbolic. Ⅱ. blubber [2] …   English terms dictionary

  • Sea monster — Sea monsters are sea dwelling, mythical or legendary creatures, often believed to be of immense size. Marine monsters can take many forms, including sea dragons, sea serpents, or multi armed beasts; they can be slimy or scaly, often spouting jets …   Wikipedia

  • blubber — blubber1 [blub′ər] n. [ME blober, a bubble; prob. of echoic orig.: see BLEB] 1. the fat of the whale and other sea mammals, from which an oil is obtained 2. Informal unsightly fat on the human body blubber2 [blub′ər] vi. [ME bloberen, to bubble:… …   English World dictionary

  • blubber — [[t]blʌ̱bə(r)[/t]] blubbers, blubbering, blubbered 1) N UNCOUNT Blubber is the fat of whales, seals, and similar sea animals. This enables the baby whale to develop a thick layer of blubber to protect it from the cold sea. 2) VERB If someone… …   English dictionary

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