a plural of cirrus.
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The creature’s numerous, closely packed cirri may have helped it sense prey, similar to a strategy used by some modern octopuses.Vampire squid are gentle blobs. But this ancestor was a fierce hunter | Carolyn Gramling | June 23, 2022 | Science News
The cirri then slide that slippery food along the arms and into its mouth.Vampire squid are gentle blobs. But this ancestor was a fierce hunter | Carolyn Gramling | June 23, 2022 | Science News
In either case the same effect is produced on a number of neighbouring cirri at the same time, and in p. 87the same order.The Rain Cloud | Anonymous
If the cumulus be the only cloud at first visible, its upper part is seen to become tufted with cirri.The Rain Cloud | Anonymous
Tentacular cirri similarly formed, as is also the first neurocirrus, the latter less clavate below the slender tip.
Tentacular cirri and notocirri similar in form to the median tentacle.
Anal cirri proportionately somewhat shorter than in squamatus.
British Dictionary definitions for cirri
the plural of cirrus
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