pennatula

noun pen·nat·u·la \pəˈnachələ\

Definition of pennatula

  1. 1 capitalized :  a common genus (the type of the family Pennatulidae) of sea pens

  2. 2 plural pennatulae \-chəˌlē\ or pennatulas :  sea pen

pennatulid

\-lə̇d\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of pennatula

New Latin, from Late Latin, feminine of pennatulus winged, from Latin pennatus winged + -ulus -ule


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