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Synonyms for polyp

a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane

one of two forms that coelenterates take (e.g. a hydra or coral): usually sedentary with a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth

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Quite an elegant dish of fish; the kidney-end of a loin of veal, roasted; fried sausage-meat; a partridge, and a pudding.
If I thought the good lady would not take it amiss, I should call for a fat slice of fried bacon to begin with.
When they woke it was a fair day, full of the noises, of birds, the smell of box lavender, and fried bacon, mixed with an elemental smell they had never met before.
The oilskins had a peculiarly thick flavour of their own which made a sort of background to the smells of fried fish, burnt grease, paint, pepper, and stale tobacco; but these, again, were all hooped together by one encircling smell of ship and salt water.
A little curry is good, and a fried cake, and a morsel of conserve would please him, I think.
When we reside in an attic we enjoy a supper of fried fish and stout.
Paul had a message to deliver to the cook respecting 'two fried, coffee, and one stale'.
Hot mutton chops, fried chicken, omelettes, fried potatoes and coffee-- all excellent.
The feast consisted of a pot-au-feu, which Miss Chalice had made, of a leg of mutton roasted round the corner and brought round hot and savoury (Miss Chalice had cooked the potatoes, and the studio was redolent of the carrots she had fried; fried carrots were her specialty); and this was to be followed by poires flambees, pears with burning brandy, which Cronshaw had volunteered to make.