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Green Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis
2013-04-30 12:53:04

The green sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis) is a species that can be found in northern waters in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It can be found at depths of up to 3,770 feet in burrows dug using its spiny body. First, it will dig down to a desired layer of sediment, and then widen a den. Sometimes it will leave openings that are large enough for it to leave the den and return,...

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alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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