Am·​era | \ ˈamərə \

Definition of Amera

in certain classifications
: a major division of invertebrate animals comprising unsegmented more or less wormlike forms (such as Platyhelminthes, Nemathelminthes, and certain Bryozoa) — compare oligomera , polymera

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First Known Use of Amera

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amera

New Latin, from a- entry 2 + -mera (from Greek meros part)

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“Amera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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