from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A class of articulate animals, nearly equivalent to Annelida, including the marine annelids, earthworms, Gephyrea, Gymnotoma, leeches, etc. See annelida.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A synonym of Annelides, Annelida, Annellata, Annulosa, and Amphisbœnoida.
  • In Gegenbaur's system of classification, a prime division of Vermes, divided into two main groups, Hirudinea (leeches) and Annelides, the latter comprising the two groups of the Oligochœta and the Chœtopoda.


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