Antedon

noun

An·​te·​don
anˈtēdᵊn,
-ˌdän
: a large genus of recent and fossil comatulid crinoids having 10 or more arms

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin, of uncertain origin

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Antedon was in 1838

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“Antedon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Antedon. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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