Ten*tac"u*lum (?), n.; pl. Tentacula (#). [NL. See Tentacle.]

1. Zool.

A tentacle.

2. 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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