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sand flea

n.
1. Any of various small crustaceans living on sandy beaches, such as a beach flea.
2. See chigoe.
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sand flea

n
(Animals) another name for the chigoe1, sand hopper
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beach′ flea`


n.
any of various tiny crustaceans that inhabit beaches and that jump like fleas.
[1835–45, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sand flea - small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleassand flea - small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas; common on ocean beaches
amphipod - a kind of malacostracan crustacean
genus Orchestia, Orchestia - type genus of the family Orchestiidae
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Translations

sand flea

sand hopper npulce f di mare
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