palpon

noun
pal·​pon | \ ˈpalˌpän \
plural -s

Definition of palpon

: a hollow dactylozooid of some siphonophores that resembles a tentacle

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History and Etymology for palpon

probably from palp entry 2 + siphon

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“Palpon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palpon. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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