plural noun

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

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of pedatus footed

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“Pedata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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