Alloiocoela

plural noun

Al·​loi·​o·​coe·​la
əˌlȯiəˈsēlə
: an order of Turbellaria sometimes regarded as a suborder of Rhabdocoela comprising aquatic flatworms with a saclike intestine

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek alloios different, of another sort + New Latin -coela (irregular from Greek koilia cavity of the body)

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alloiocoela was in 1882

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“Alloiocoela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alloiocoela. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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