Lo·​ba·​ta | \ lōˈbätə, -ˈbātə \

Definition of Lobata

: an order of ctenophores (class Tentaculata) with the body compressed in the vertical plane and produced into two large oral lobes and four pointed processes

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New Latin, from lob- + -ata

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“Lobata.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lobata. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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