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triclad

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noun tri·clad \ˈtrī-ˌklad\

Definition of triclad

  1. :  any of an order (Tricladida) of turbellarian flatworms (as a planarian) having an intestine with one anterior and two posterior branches

triclad

adjective


Origin and Etymology of triclad

New Latin Tricladida, ultimately from tri- + Greek klados branch — more at clad-


First Known Use: 1888

Rhymes with triclad

Akkad, aoudad, Baghdad, Belgrade, Carlsbad, caudad, comrade, Conrad, crash pad, crawdad, doodad, dorsad, dryad, dyad, egad, farad, Flagstad, footpad, gonad, granddad, heptad, horn-mad, ironclad, keypad, launchpad, maenad, monad, mouse pad, Murad, naiad, nicad, nomad, NORAD, notepad, pentad, pleiad, postgrad, scratch pad, Sinbad, tetrad, touch pad


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