Dendrochirota

plural noun
Den·dro·chi·ro·ta | \ ˌdendrōˌkīˈrōtə \

Definition of Dendrochirota 

: an order of holothurians having tube feet and tentacles which branch like a small tree and occurring in shallow water throughout the world but especially in temperate and cold regions

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Other words from Dendrochirota

dendrochirote \-ˈkīˌrōt \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Dendrochirota

New Latin, from dendr- + -chirota (from Late Greek chirōtos furnished with hands, from Greek cheir hand)

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