Definition of Aristotle's lantern
: the protrusible 5-sided masticatory apparatus of a sea urchin, each side being made up of a tooth with its supporting ossicles and the muscles that activate it
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Origin and Etymology of aristotle's lantern
lantern, translation of Greek lamptēr; from a passage in Aristotle where the shape of a sea urchin is said to resemble the frame of a lantern
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