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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of supposed gephyrean worms having minute calcified spines in the integument, whence the name: now regarded as a genus of gastropodous mollusks, and made the type of an order Chætodermata.
  • n. [Used as a plural.] Same as Chætodermata. Lankester, Encyc. Brit.


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