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chaetognath

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noun chae·to·gnath \ˈkē-ˌtäg-ˌnath, -tə(g)-\

Definition of chaetognath

chaetognath

adjective


Origin and Etymology of chaetognath

New Latin Chaetognatha, class or phylum name, ultimately from Greek chaitē + gnathos jaw — more at -gnathous


First Known Use: circa 1889


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