Comatula

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin comatulus (having hair neatly curled), diminutive from coma hair.

Proper noun[edit]

Comatula f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the class Crinoidea – certain feather stars, that, when young, are fixed by a stem to a surface, when adult, are detached and cling to seaweeds, etc., by their dorsal cirri.

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