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Pentacta

Definition of the noun Pentacta

What does Pentacta mean as a name of something?

Pentacta is a genus of Cucumariidae, described by Goldfuss in 1820.

Phrases with Pentacta

  1. Pentacta Arae
  2. Pentacta Minuta
  3. Pentacta Hedingi
  4. Pentacta Jagorii
  5. Pentacta pygmaea
  6. Pentacta Tristis
  7. Pentacta Coerulea
  8. Pentacta Doliolum
  9. Pentacta Piperata
  10. Pentacta Robustus
  11. Pentacta Squamosa
  12. Pentacta australis
  13. Pentacta Calcigera
  14. Pentacta Guinensis
  15. Pentacta Peterseni
  16. Pentacta Planciana
  17. Pentacta Populifer
  18. Pentacta Propinqua
  19. Pentacta Verrucula
  20. genus Pentacta

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pentacta

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Google previewSea-stars, jelly-fishes, sea-anemones, and corals (1868)

The name Pentacta means five-edged. In China, and in countries near the Indian Ocean, the large sea-cucumbers are called Tre- pangs. The Chinese use them for food, and are very fond of them ; they make soups of them. Hundreds of small ...

Google previewYoung Folks' Pictures and Stories of Animals (1894)

For Home and School by Abby Amy Gove Tenney

The name Pentacta means five-edged. In China, and in countries near the Indian Ocean, the large sea-cucumbers are called Tre- pangs. The Chinese use them for food, and are very fond of them ; they make soups of them. Hundreds of small ...

Google previewDictionary of Alkaloids, Second Edition with CD-ROM (2010)

by John Buckingham, Keith H. Baggaley, Andrew D. Roberts, Laszlo F. Szabo

Pentacta crassa, Thelenota ananas, Octopus vulgaris, Eledone moschata, Corallistes undulatus, Physalia sp., Hydra littoralis , Sycon ciliatum and ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

(Pentacta frondosa.) urchins, are the ambulacral feet, of which there are sometimes five double rows, while sometimes they are distributed over the whole surface of the body; but some of the species have the feet developed only on the ventral ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1860)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

(Pentacta, Ag.) Suckers alternate in each row, closely set ; tentacles 10; dental apparatus composed of nearly square plates. No gizzard. 0cm“, Forbes. Distant suckers on the angles; tentacles 10 ; dental apparatus very short; ...

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1917)

3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations

genus Pentacta, or Cucumaria). sea dog. l. A dogfish. 2. The common seal. 3. An old sailor. Colloq. 4. See fooDoo. sea elephant.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1903)

An Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language, Giving a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

Pentacta [V. 437] is a good example. pén-tao-tin-al, a. (Gr. 1re'vre ( rents) : five, and Eng. actinal.) Having five rays, arms, or branches. pen-tao-tin'd- da, ...

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Pentacta

Sea Cucumber (Pentacta lutea)

Panglima, Mabul, Sabah, MALAYSIA

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Pink Knobby Cucumber - Pentacta anceps

Scrabble value of P3E1N1T1A1C3T1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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