Pe·​da·​ta | \ pə̇ˈdätə, -ātə \

Definition of Pedata

in some classifications
: a division of Holothurioidea comprising forms that have tube feet either in longitudinal rows or scattered over the surface of the body and including the orders Aspidochirota and Dendrochirota or broadly all holothurians except the Apoda

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History and Etymology for Pedata

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of pedatus footed

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“Pedata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pedata. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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