Veretillum

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veretillum

(Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of club-shaped, compound alcyonaria belonging to Veretillum and allied genera, of the tribe pennatulacea. The whole colony can move about as if it were a simple animal.

Origin: L, dim. Of veretrum the private parts.

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