Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A group of unseg-mented vermiform animals having an anterior and a posterior terminal opening of the alimentary canal, the central nervous system not separated from the ectoderm, and the renal and reproductive organs entirely separate from the body-cavity. They are marine animals found in the sand and mud of the North Sea. The sexes are separate and the development is unknown. It contains the single family Priapulid√¶.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.