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onychophoran

onychophoran

noun on·y·choph·o·ran \ˌä-ni-ˈkä-fə-rən\

Definition of ONYCHOPHORAN

:  peripatus
onychophoran adjective

Origin of ONYCHOPHORAN

New Latin Onychophora, group name, from Greek onych-, onyx claw + -phoros -phore
First Known Use: circa 1890

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