plural noun Pax·il·lo·sa \ˌpaksəˈlōsə\

Definition of Paxillosa

in some especially former classifications

  1. :  an order that comprises starfishes with dorsal paxillae and is sometimes retained as a suborder of Phanerozonia

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Origin and Etymology of paxillosa

New Latin, from neuter plural of (assumed) New Latin paxillosus, from New Latin paxilla + Latin -osus -ose

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