Acetabulifera
Acetabulifera Ac`e*tab`u*lif"e*ra, n. pl. [NL. See {Acetabuliferous}.] (Zo["o]l.) The division of Cephalopoda in which the arms are furnished with cup-shaped suckers, as the cuttlefishes, squids, and octopus; the Dibranchiata. See {Cephalopoda}. [1913 Webster]

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  • acetabulifera — ac·e·tab·u·lif·era …   English syllables

  • acetabulifera — ˌasəˌtabyəˈlif(ə)rə Etymology: New Latin, from acetabulum + i + fera (neuter plural of fer) synonym of dibranchia …   Useful english dictionary

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