ambulacral brush

noun

: a modified oral or anal ambulacral foot in heart urchins expanded into appendages resembling tentacles

Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ambulacral brush was in 1896

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“Ambulacral brush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambulacral%20brush. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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