noun an·ne·lid \ˈa-nə-ˌlid\

Definition of ANNELID

:  any of a phylum (Annelida) of usually elongated segmented coelomate invertebrates (as earthworms and leeches)
annelid adjective
an·nel·i·dan \ə-ˈne-lə-dən, a-\ adjective or noun

Origin of ANNELID

ultimately from Latin anellus little ring — more at annulet
First Known Use: 1813


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