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Definition of "avicularia" []

  • Plural form of avicularium. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "avicularia" in a sentence
  • "But structures essentially similar (called avicularia, or "bird's-head processes") are developed from the surface of the compound masses of certain of the highest of the polyp-like animals"
  • "Mivart adduces this case, chiefly on account of the supposed difficulty of organs, namely the avicularia of the Polyzoa and the pedicellariæ of the Echinodermata, which he considers as “essentially similar, ” having been developed through natural selection in widely distinct divisions of the animal kingdom."
  • "This spider subsists on large insects and at times on the smaller varieties of birds, like finches, etc. Its scientific name is _Mygale avicularia_."