Definition of Dendrochirota
: an order of holothurians having tube feet and tentacles which branch like a small tree and occurring in shallow water throughout the world but especially in temperate and cold regions
dendrochirote\-ˈkīˌrōt\ adjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of dendrochirota
New Latin, from dendr- + -chirota (from Late Greek chirōtos furnished with hands, from Greek cheir hand) — more at chir-
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