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Palmer Tweet Definition of Palmer Like Definition of Palmer on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An English surname, of Old French origin, for someone who had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and brought back a palm branch as proof
paper nautilus Tweet Definition of paper nautilus Like Definition of paper nautilus on Facebook
noun
  1. A pelagic octopus of genus Argonauta, found in warm seas, whose females produce a paper-thin egg case resembling a shell into which she deposits her eggs.
pearl oyster Tweet Definition of pearl oyster Like Definition of pearl oyster on Facebook
noun
  1. Any of several bivalve molluscs that are a source of pearls, but especially Pinctada margaritifera
pecten Tweet Definition of pecten Like Definition of pecten on Facebook
noun
  1. (context, anatomy, obsolete) The bones in the hand between the wrist and the fingers.
  2. (anatomy) The pubic bone.
  3. (zoology) A genus of bivalve molluscs.
piddock Tweet Definition of piddock Like Definition of piddock on Facebook
noun
  1. Any of the bivalve molluscs of the genus Pholas or family Pholadidae, which burrow into soft rocks.
prawn Tweet Definition of prawn Like Definition of prawn on Facebook
noun
  1. A large shrimp.
  2. (slang) A woman with a very toned body, but an unattractive face.
She's a Prawn!
proboscis Tweet Definition of proboscis Like Definition of proboscis on Facebook
noun (pluralproboscises or proboscides)
  1. (anatomy) An elongated tube from the head or connected to the mouth, of an animal.
  1. The tubular feeding and sucking organ of certain invertebrates like insects, worms and molluscs.
  2. The trunk of an elephant.
    1. Informally, a large human nose.
pulmonate Tweet Definition of pulmonate Like Definition of pulmonate on Facebook
noun
  1. A gastropod of the order Pulmonata
adjective
  1. (anatomy) having lungs or similar organs
  2. (biology) of, relating to, or belonging to the gastropod order Pulmonata (slugs and snails)

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