Allolobophora

noun
Al·​lo·​lo·​boph·​o·​ra

Definition of Allolobophora

: 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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First Known Use of Allolobophora

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Allolobophora

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

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“Allolobophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Allolobophora. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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