bipinnaria

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

Nearby words

  1. biphasic,
  2. biphasic pill,
  3. biphenotypy,
  4. biphenyl,
  5. biphetamine,
  6. bipinnate,
  7. biplane,
  8. biplicity,
  9. bipod,
  10. bipolar

Origin of bipinnaria

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

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