Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A superfamily of Infusoria, having a definite oral aperture, whence the name.
  • In Saville Kent's system, one of four classes of Protozoa, consisting of most of the Infusoria, as Ciliata, Cilioflagellata, and some other forms.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.