Flustra

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Flustra flus′tra one of the commonest genera of marine Polyzoa.
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Usage

In literature:

As for one Flustra, if I had not the specimen to back me up nobody would believe in its most anomalous structure.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
It represents, in fact, a dissected Flustra or Membranipora.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
Great masses of the Flustra, as it is called, line the bottom and sides of my pool.
"Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20)" by Various
Great masses of the Flustra, as it is called, line the bottom and sides of my pool.
"Through Magic Glasses and Other Lectures" by Arabella B. Buckley
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