plural vibracula
: one of the movable slender spinelike organs or parts with which bryozoans are furnished and which are specially modified zooids of nearly the same nature as avicularia

Word History


New Latin, from Latin vibrare to shake, vibrate + -culum -cle

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“Vibraculum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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