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Definition of "tentacula" []

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

Use "tentacula" in a sentence
  • "Each polypus, though closely united to its brethren, has a distinct mouth, body, and tentacula."
  • "Dr. Johnson, to be sure, commends the habit of "browsing" in libraries; and this will do very well for those whose memory clinches, like the tentacula of zoöphytes, around every particle of nourishment that comes within its reach."
  • "The crinoids are an early and simple form of the large family of star-fishes; the animal is little more than a stomach, surrounded by tentacula to provide itself with food, and mounted upon a many-jointed stalk, so as to resemble a flower upon its stem."