plural noun
For·​cip·​u·​la·​ta | \fȯ(r)ˌsipyəˈlätə, -ˈlātə\

Definition of Forcipulata 

: the most highly specialized order of starfishes, distinguished by possession of stalked forficulate pedicellariae with three ossicles

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History and Etymology for Forcipulata

New Latin, from forcipula (diminutive of Latin forcip-, forceps) + -ata

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