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  • proper noun archaic An obsolete order of annelids, so called because the species composing it have no special organs of respiration.
  • proper noun archaic Any of a number of gill-less animals excluding Abranchia.

Etymologies

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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, "not") + βράγχια (branchia, "gills") -ata

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