[hol-uh-thoo r-ee-uh n, hoh-luh-] /ˌhɒl əˈθʊər i ən, ˌhoʊ lə-/
any echinoderm of the class Holothuroidea, comprising the sea cucumbers.
belonging or pertaining to the Holothuroidea.
any echinoderm of the class Holothuroidea, including the sea cucumbers, having a leathery elongated body with a ring of tentacles around the mouth
of, relating to, or belonging to the Holothuroidea
Any of various echinoderms of the class Holothuroidea, characterized by elongated bodies with tentacles around the mouth and five rows of tube feet. Holothurians are softer than other echinoderms because they lack spines and the skeleton is greatly reduced. Holothurians can extrude their internal organs to distract predators and grow a new set within a few weeks. Also called sea cucumber.
[hol-uh-tahyp, hoh-luh-] /ˈhɒl əˌtaɪp, ˈhoʊ lə-/ noun, Biology. 1. the type specimen used in the original description of a species. /ˈhɒləˌtaɪp/ noun 1. (biology) another name for type specimen holotype hol·o·type (hŏl’ə-tīp’, hō’lə-) n. The specimen used as the basis of the original published description of a taxonomic group and later designated as the type […]
[hol-uh-zoh-ik, hoh-luh-] /ˌhɒl əˈzoʊ ɪk, ˌhoʊ lə-/ adjective, Biology. 1. feeding on solid food particles in the manner of most animals. /ˌhɒləˈzəʊɪk/ adjective 1. (of animals) obtaining nourishment by feeding on plants or other animals holozoic hol·o·zo·ic (hŏl’ə-zō’ĭk, hō’lə-) adj. Obtaining nourishment by the ingestion of organic material, as animals do. Used of certain protozoans.
[hohlp] /hoʊlp/ verb, South Midland and Southern U.S. Nonstandard. 1. a simple past tense of . /həʊlp/ verb 1. (archaic or dialect) a past tense of help
[hohl-puh n] /ˈhoʊl pən/ verb, Nonstandard. 1. a past participle of . /ˈhəʊlpən/ verb 1. (archaic) a past participle of help