noun Botany, Zoology.
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Words nearby cirri
Definition for cirri (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for cirri
Body, coloured yellowish-white, with the upper segments of the pedicels of the cirri, tinted in front with purple.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)|Charles Darwin
The cirri not rarely get cut off, but are, as it appears, soon repaired.
The thorax is laterally compressed, the ventral surface being very narrow, with the bases of the cirri placed closely together.
The third pair have only inverted conical segments, coloured darker purple than the other cirri.
The word is also applied to the Cirri, which protrude from the oral openings of Cirripedes.A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby