spatangid

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adjective

spa·​tan·​gid
spəˈtanjə̇d
variants or spatangoid
ˈspatᵊnˌgȯid,
spəˈtanˌgȯid
or spatangoidean
¦spatᵊn¦gȯidēən
: of or relating to the Spatangina

spatangid

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noun

"
variants or spatangoid
"
or spatangoidean
"
plural -s
: a sea urchin of the suborder Spatangina : heart urchin

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

spatangid from New Latin Spatangida; spatangoid from New Latin Spatangoida; spatangoidean from New Latin Spatangoida + English -ean

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“Spatangid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spatangid. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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