from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of chætophorous gephyreans, related to Echiurus, and having, like it, a pair of tubular ciliated organs opening communication between the rectum and the perivisceral cavity. It is provided with a single long tentacular appendage upon the head.
  • n. A genus of dipterous insects.
  • n. A genus of gastropodous mollusks.


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