noun bi·pin·nar·ia \ˌbīpə̇ˈna(a)rēə\

Definition of bipinnaria



  1. :  a bilaterally symmetrical free-swimming larva of certain starfishes that swims by means of ciliated bands

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Origin and Etymology of bipinnaria

New Latin, from 1bi- + Latin pinna feather + New Latin -aria — more at fin

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