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The Oxford Companion to Food
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Alan Davidson

, Tom JaineTom Jaine

the French name for a sort of edible sea creature which does not have a current English name, although it may sometimes be referred to as a ‘sea squirt’. These creatures, known as ascidians, belong to the family Pyuridae in the order Stolidobranchiata, and occur in various species around the world, although not everywhere regarded as edible.... ...

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