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  • adj. Of or relating to the leeches.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the leeches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or characteristic of the leeches.


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  • see also bdelloid

    November 5, 2007

  • resembling, or pertaining to, leeches. There is also a commercially available blood clotting factor called Hirudin, the name of which is obviously derived from this adjective.

    February 14, 2007