Allolobophora

noun Al·lo·lo·boph·o·ra

Definition of Allolobophora

  1. :  a common and widely distributed genus of earthworms (family Lumbricidae) not readily distinguished from Lumbricus and including one of the commonest earthworms (A. caliginosa) of temperate regions

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Origin and Etymology of allolobophora

New Latin, from all- + lobo- + -phora


First Known Use: 1887


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