brach·i·o·lar·ia | \ˌbrakēōˈla(a)rēə\
plural brachiolariae\-rēˌē \

Definition of brachiolaria 

: a transitional larva of certain starfishes that develops from the bipinnaria and is distinguished by possession of three anterior processes homologous with those of the adult starfish

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brachiolarian \¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗rēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for brachiolaria

New Latin, from brachiola + -aria

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