from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An extensive group of wormlike animals characterized by being more or less covered with cilia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A superordinal division, proposed in 1877 by Huxley to be established to include the Trematoda, Cestoidea, Turbellaria, and Rotifera, in order to discriminate the morphological type which they exemplify from that of the Nematoscolices, containing the Nematoidea. See Nematoscolices.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.