Thaliacea

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Thaliacea small class of free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Thaliacea (Zoöl) A division of Tunicata comprising the free-swimming species, such as Salpa and Doliolum.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • thaliacea A division of tunicates, containing the free-swimming forms, or the salps and doliolids: distinguished from Ascidiacea. Also Thaliæ, Thaliadæ, Thalida, Thalides.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Thalia