spatangid

adjective
spa·​tan·​gid | \ spəˈtanjə̇d \
variants: or spatangoid \ ˈspatᵊnˌgȯid , spəˈtanˌgȯid \ or spatangoidean \ ¦spatᵊn¦gȯidēən \

Definition of spatangid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Spatangina

spatangid

noun
\ " \
variants: or spatangoid \ " \ or spatangoidean \ " \
plural -s

Definition of spatangid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a sea urchin of the suborder Spatangina : heart urchin

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History and Etymology for spatangid

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 23 Sep. 2021.

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