Acetabuliferous
Acetabuliferous Ac`e*tab`u*lif"er*ous, a. [L. acetablum a little cup + -ferous.] Furnished with fleshy cups for adhering to bodies, as cuttlefish, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • acetabuliferous — adjective /ˌæsɪtæbjuːˈlɪfərʊs/ Furnished with fleshy cups for adhering to bodies, as cuttlefish, etc …   Wiktionary

  • acetabuliferous — ac·e·tab·u·lif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • acetabuliferous — |asəˌtabyə|lif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: New Latin acetabulum + English i + ferous : acetabulate …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Robert Ball (naturalist) — Robert Ball (1802 1857) was an Irish naturalist. The Ball family lived in Youghal, County Cork. Robert had a brother Bent and two sisters Anne, a well known phytologist and Mary an entomologist . The family was Protestant and involved in trade.… …   Wikipedia

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