Cestida

plural noun
Ces·​ti·​da | \ ˈsestədə \

Definition of Cestida

: a small order of ctenophores (class Tentaculata) comprising a single family (Cestidae) characterized by a greatly flattened and elongated body

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History and Etymology for Cestida

New Latin, from Cestus + -ida

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“Cestida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cestida. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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