comatula

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comatulid or comatula (kəˈmætjʊlɪd)
 
n , pl -lids, -lae
any of a group of crinoid echinoderms, including the feather stars, in which the adults are free-swimming
 
[C19: from New Latin Comatulidae, from Comatula type genus, from Latin comātus hairy]
 
comatula or comatula (kəˈmætjʊlɪd, -liː)
 
n
 
[C19: from New Latin Comatulidae, from Comatula type genus, from Latin comātus hairy]

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