Siphonobranchiata

plural noun
Si·pho·no·branchiata | \ ¦sīfə(ˌ)nō+ \

Definition of Siphonobranchiata 

in former classifications

: a group of gastropods having the margin of the mantle produced into a siphon

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Other words from Siphonobranchiata

siphonobranchiate \"+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Siphonobranchiata

New Latin, from siphon- + branchiata

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