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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Comatula \Co*mat"u*la\ (?; 135), n. [NL., fr. L. comatulus
having hair neatly curled, dim. fr. coma hair.] (Zool.)
A crinoid of the genus Antedon and related genera. When
young they are fixed by a stem. When adult they become
detached and cling to seaweeds, etc., by their dorsal cirri;
-- called also feather stars.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: former usage synonymous with Antedon [syn: Comatula,
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