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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. An order of Infusoria, having one or two long, whiplike cilia, at the anterior end. It includes monads. See infusoria, and monad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A primary group of Infusoria, as distinguished from the Tentaculifera, or Acinetæ, and from the Ciliata.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. protozoa having flagella

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