Definition of veretillum
1 capitalized : a genus of club-shaped pennatulaceans with zooids distributed irregularly all round the rachis that occur at moderate depths in the Mediterranean and Atlantic
2 plural -s : any animal of the genus Veretillum
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Origin and Etymology of veretillum
New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of veretrum genitals; akin to Latin vereri to fear — more at wary
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