Siphonobranchiata Si`pho*no*bran`chi*a"ta, n. pl. [NL. See {Siphon}, and {Branchia}.] (Zo["o]l.) A tribe of gastropods having the mantle border, on one or both sides, prolonged in the form of a spout through which water enters the gill cavity. The shell itself is not always siphonostomatous in this group. [1913 Webster]

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  • Siphonobranchiate — Si pho*no*bran chi*ate, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a siphon, or siphons, to convey water to the gills; belonging or pertaining to the Siphonobranchiata. n. One of the Siphonobranchiata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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