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Meaning of VIBRACULUM

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vi*brac"u*lum\, n.; pl. {Vibracula}. [NL., dim. from
L. vibrare to vibrate.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of the movable, slender, spinelike organs or parts with
which certain bryozoans are furnished. They are regarded as
specially modified zooids, of nearly the same nature as
Avicularia.

 

 

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