Definition of sea egg in US English:

sea egg


  • A sea urchin.

    • ‘While having a swim at the Cay, I just missed stepping on a sea egg… one o de black ones… Phew!’
    • ‘Biologically alien items had washed ashore - purple ‘sea eggs,’ seaweed bulbs as delicate as Faberge eggs; and the long strands of bleached white sponge known as ‘dead men's fingers.’’
    • ‘My brothers would fish from the wharf and poke at the sea eggs beneath the stepsand the younger ones would squeal in delight to see their spikes moving in the waves.’