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n.1.(Zool.) Any species of oceanic Siphonophora belonging to the genus Velella.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Guy Velella (R.L.-Bronx/Westchester) that would legislate a "get tough" policy on anyone using a fraudulent auto insurance ID card.
The air was thick with the creamy smell of velella, or sail jellyfish, blooms of which wash ashore.
Rising temperatures and onshore winds have attracted thousands of Velella jellyfish, which float partly above the water and have a distinctive blue pigmentation.
In West Coast Wild, these letters reveal both old and new beach treasures: xiphister is a prickleback fish that breathes air, yellow is "the color of the sun" and 'z' is for "zone, the intertidal zone, where land and sea meet." In two-tothree sentences per letter, Hodge poetically describes creatures such as the velella velella: "like little blue sailboats, they float on the water and catch the wind with their sails." The back of the book contains an explanatory note and ideas for further research, but it might have been nice to also have a map to situate the area.
Velella velella, also called "by the wind sailors," started lining up on the beaches near Warrenton and Seaside this week.
"Over there." Anderson points to a purple mound of rotting jelly-like Velella that stretches on for miles.
Independent scholar Rob Velella, who has made it his mission "to bring 19th-century writers back from the dead,'' counts Poe among his alter egos -- in the good company of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Then New York State Senator Guy Velella made a principled decision not to hold insurance committee hearings on two model laws which the NAIC required as a condition for continuing accreditation.
For the other two species, Physalia physails and Velella velella a single jellyfish was introduced in the same kreisel containing several newly hatched phyllosomas.
International Resource News-January 5, 2012--TBSS International Inc changes Letter of Intent with Velella International Lighting Inc(C)1994-2012 ENPublishing -
(16) The Manhattan District Attorney secured guilty pleas for bribery from Assemblywoman Gloria Davis in 2003 (17) and Senator Guy Velella in 2004.
Dr Lewis Le Vay, senior lecturer in School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University, saw her photos and said: "This is a by-thewind-sailor, Latin name Velella velella.