any small, translucent marine worm of the phylum (or class) Chaetognatha, having lateral and caudal fins.
any small marine invertebrate of the genus Sagitta, having an elongated transparent body with fins and prehensile oral bristles: phylum Chaetognatha (chaetognaths)
noun either of two species, sea arrowgrass (Triglochin maritima) or marsh arrowgrass (T. palustris), of monocotyledonous perennials having long thin fleshy leaves and spikes of inconspicuous flowers
a slender, straight, generally pointed missile or weapon made to be shot from a bow and equipped with feathers at the end of the shaft near the nock, for controlling flight. anything resembling an arrow in form, function, or character. a linear figure having a wedge-shaped end, as one used on a map or architectural […]
resembling or suggesting an , as in slimness or swiftness. consisting of . Historical Examples There was a shuffling among the navvies toward the arrowy lad who confronted them. The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling Now came the arrowy flight and form of the hurricane itself. Graham’s Magazine Vol XXXII No. 6 […]
(chiefly in southwest U.S.) a small steep-sided watercourse or gulch with a nearly flat floor: usually dry except after heavy rains. Historical Examples I done some thinkin’ along them lines when I seen him standin’ up there over the arroyo wavin’ his hat at the bullets. The Seventh Man Max Brand He was beside her […]