Lobata

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Lobata ctenophore having tentacles only in the immature stage; body compressed vertically having two large oral lobes and four pointed processes
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lobata A division, ordinal or subordinal, of the class or order Ctenophora, including those comb-bearing hydroids or ctenophorans which have a pair of oral lobes: distinguished from Tæniata and Saccata. The Lobata are composed of such forms as Eurhamphæa, Bolina, Mnemia, Calymma, and Ocyroë.
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Usage

In literature:

Linnaeus, in the Fauna Suecica, p. 64, calls it 'Tringa Lobata,' but afterwards 'Northern Tringa'; and his editor, Gmelin, 'Dark Tringa.
"Love's Meinie" by John Ruskin
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