stone canal

noun

: a tube in many echinoderms that contains calcareous deposits and leads from the madreporite to the ring of the water-vascular system surrounding the mouth

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stone canal was in 1887

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“Stone canal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stone%20canal. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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