avicularium

noun
avic·u·lar·i·um | \ əˌvikyəˈla(a)rēəm \
plural avicularia\-ēə \

Definition of avicularium 

: a small prehensile process resembling a bird's head with a movable mandible found on many bryozoans

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History and Etymology for avicularium

New Latin, from Latin avicula + -arium -ary

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