Veretillum : Definition

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Definitions of Veretillum

Pronunciation : Ver`e*til"lum
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L., dim. of veretrum the private parts.] (Zoöl.)
Definition : Defn: 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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