plural noun
Eu·​ry·​al·​i·​da | \ ˌyu̇rēˈalədə \

Definition of Euryalida

: an order or other division of Ophiuroidea comprising the basket stars and related forms with the arms dichotomously branched and capable of acting as tentacles

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Other Words from Euryalida

euryalidan \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗ədᵊn \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Euryalida

New Latin, from Euryale + -ida

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“Euryalida.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 6 December 2019.

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