Spatangus

noun Spa·tan·gus \spəˈtaŋgəs\

Definition of Spatangus

  1. :  an ill-defined genus (the type of the family Spantangidae) of sea urchins including many of the commonest and best-known heart urchins

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Origin and Etymology of spatangus

New Latin, from Greek spatangēs, a kind of sea urchin


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