n. pl.1.(Zool.) An order of holothurians mostly found in the deep sea. They are remarkable for their bilateral symmetry and curious forms.
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In the deeper parts of the channel between Galera Point and the southern face of Chatham Island we found a great number of Elasipoda, among them several genera like Peniagone, Benthodytes, and Euphronides, represented by numerous species.