brachiola

noun

bra·​chi·​o·​la
braˈkēələ,
brəˈ-,
-kīə-,
ˌbrakēˈōlə
plural -s
: one of the three processes of the brachiolaria

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from brachi- + Latin -ola (feminine diminutive suffix)

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“Brachiola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brachiola. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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