Cirrigrade Cir"ri*grade, a. [Cirrus + L. gradi to walk.] (Biol.) Moving or moved by cirri, or hairlike appendages. [1913 Webster]

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  • cirrigrade — adjective moved or moving by means of cirri …   Wiktionary

  • cirrigrade — cirrˈigrade adjective Moving by cirri • • • Main Entry: ↑cirrus …   Useful english dictionary

  • cirr- — combining form or cirri or cirro also cirrhi or cirrho Etymology: Latin cirrus curl …   Useful english dictionary

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