Definition of tardigrade
: any of a phylum (Tardigrada) of microscopic invertebrates with four pairs of stout legs that live usually in water or damp moss —called also water bear
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In the last few years, tardigrades, also known as water bears or moss piglets, have gotten a lot of attention for being tough.
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