from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of numerous flatworms of the class Trematoda, including both external and internal parasites of animal hosts, that have a thick outer cuticle and one or more suckers or hooks for attaching to host tissue. Also called fluke1.
- adj. Of or belonging to the Trematoda.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of several parasitic flatworms, of the class Trematoda, that have external suckers
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the Trematodea. Also used adjectively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as trematoid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
From New Latin Trēmatōda, class name, from Greek trēmatōdēs, having holes, from trēma, trēmat-, perforation.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)