Aspidochirota

plural noun As·pi·do·chi·ro·ta \-ˌkīˈrōtə\

Definition of Aspidochirota

  1. :  an order of chiefly tropical holothurians having tube feet and having the branches of the tentacles confined to the tip where they form a more or less circular shield-shaped terminal disk

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Origin and Etymology of aspidochirota

New Latin, from aspid- + Greek -cheirōta (neuter plural of -cheirōtos, from cheir hand) — more at chir-


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