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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Appendicularia  \Ap`pen*dic`u*la"ri*a\,  n.  [NL.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  small  free-swimming  Tunicata,  shaped  somewhat  like 
  a  tadpole,  and  remarkable  for  resemblances  to  the  larv[ae]  of 
  other  Tunicata.  It  is  the  type  of  the  order  Copelata  or 
  Larvalia.  See  Illustration  in  Appendix. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  appendicularia 
  n  :  free-swimming  tadpole-shaped  pelagic  tunicate  resembling 
  larvae  of  other  tunicates 




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