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something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold

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any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals

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Omelius Friedlowsky, telling of the former's discovery of a horrific, tentaculate pitcher plant in the jungles of Madagascar.
Tentaculate deposit feeders, such as Amphitrite spp., are known to feed predominantly on particles with a low weight to area ratio (Jumars et al.
Feeding behavior of tentaculate predators: in situ observations and a conceptual model.
In contrast, the importance of the tentacles as capture sites increased, starting with their first appearance in the early tentaculate stage.