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pluteus

[ ploo-tee-uhs ]
/ 藞plu ti 蓹s /
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noun, plural plu路te路i [ploo-tee-ahy], /藞plu ti藢a瑟/, plu路te路us路es.
the free-swimming, bilaterally symmetrical larva of an echinoid or ophiuroid.
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Origin of pluteus

1825鈥35; <New Latin; Latin: breastwork, movable shelter

OTHER WORDS FROM pluteus

plu路te路al, plu路te路an, adjective
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