Dictionary.com

pedicellaria

[ ped-uh-suh-lair-ee-uh ]
/ 藢p蓻d 蓹 s蓹藞l蓻蓹r i 蓹 /
Save This Word!

noun, plural ped路i路cel路lar路i路ae [ped-uh-suh-lair-ee-ee]. /藢p蓻d 蓹 s蓹藞l蓻蓹r i藢i/. Zoology.
one of the minute pincerlike structures common to starfish and sea urchins, used for cleaning and to capture tiny prey.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can鈥檛 figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of pedicellaria

From New Latin, dating back to 1870鈥75; see origin at pedicel, -aria
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK