Abranchiata

Abran·chi·a·ta | \ -ātə \

Definition of Abranchiata 

(Entry 1 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of abranchia

Abranchiata

plural noun
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Definition of Abranchiata (Entry 2 of 2)

: any of several groups of gill-less animals other than Abranchia

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First Known Use of Abranchiata

Plural noun

circa 1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Abranchiata

New Latin, from a- entry 2 + branchi- + -ata

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