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Meaning of APPENDICULARIA

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  free-swimming tadpole-shaped pelagic tunicate resembling larvae of other tunicates
 

APPENDICULARIA is a 14 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: genus Appendicularia, tunicate, urochord, urochordate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap`pen*dic`u*la"ri*a\, n. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of small free-swimming Tunicata, shaped somewhat like
a tadpole, and remarkable for resemblances to the larv[ae] of
other Tunicata. It is the type of the order Copelata or
Larvalia. See Illustration in Appendix.

 

 

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