Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A term sometimes used as synonymous with Abranchia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) A group of annelids, so called because the species composing it have no special organs of respiration.

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  • adjective Used as a specific epithet; without gills.
  • noun zoology An obsolete order of annelids, so called because the species composing it have no special organs of respiration.
  • noun Any of a number of gill-less animals excluding Abranchia.

Etymologies

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

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