Tentaculata

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tentaculata ctenophores have retractile tentacles
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Tentaculata (Zoöl) A division of Ctenophora including those which have two long tentacles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tentaculata In some systems, a branch or prime division of echinoderms: contrasted with Ambulacrata and divided into three classes, Crinoidea, Cystoidea, and Blastoidea.
    • tentaculata A division of ctenophorans, including comb-jellies with two long tentacles. See cuts under Saccatæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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