Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tentacle of any kind; also, a tactile hair; a vibrissa, as one of the whiskers of a cat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A tentacle.
  • noun (Anat.) One of the stiff hairs situated about the mouth, or on the face, of many animals, and supposed to be tactile organs; a tactile hair.

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  • noun Tentacle.
  • noun zoology A tentacle.
  • noun anatomy One of the stiff hairs situated around the mouth, or on the face, of many animals, and supposed to be tactile organs.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from tento + -culus

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See tentacle.

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