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tentacle

 [ten´tah-k'l]
a slender, whiplike appendage in animals that may function in prehension and feeding or as a sense organ.

ten·ta·cle

(ten'tă-kĕl),
A slender process for feeling, prehension, or locomotion in invertebrates.
[Mod. L. tentaculum, a feeler, fr. tento, to feel]

ten·ta·cle

(ten'tă-kĕl)
A slender process for feeling, prehension, or locomotion in invertebrates.
[Mod. L. tentaculum, a feeler, fr. tento, to feel]

tentacle

any long slender organ of touch or attachment.
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