bipinnaria

[ bahy-pi-nair-ee-uh ]
/ ˌbaɪ pɪˈnɛər i ə /

noun, plural bi·pin·nar·i·ae [bahy-pi-nair-ee-ee], /ˌbaɪ pɪˈnɛər iˌi/, bi·pin·nar·i·as.

the free-swimming, bilaterally symmetrical larva of certain starfishes.

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Origin of bipinnaria

From New Latin; see origin at bi-1, pinna, -aria
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