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Pronunciation : Pax*il"lus
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [L., a peg.] (Zoöl.)
Definition : Defn: One of a peculiar kind of spines covering the surface of certain starfishes. They are pillarlike, with a flattened summit which is covered with minute spinules or granules. See Illustration in Appendix.

pl. Paxilli.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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