Definition of tentaculate in US English:



  • See tentacle

    • ‘The size of the tube of Eodiorygma is only slightly greater than that of the feeding stage of Symbion, which has a U-shaped alimentary tract, tentaculate apparatus, and larval ability to settle on live tissue.’
    • ‘Two tentaculate surface deposit feeders, Streblospio benedicti and Marenzelleria viridis were tested; one in the laboratory and one in the field.’
    • ‘But look carefully and you will see the tentaculate zooids that confirm their animal nature.’