Amphineura

plural noun

Am·​phi·​neu·​ra
-ˈn(y)u̇rə
: a class of bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusks sometimes considered an order of Gastropoda, comprising the chitons and their related forms, having two lateral and two ventral nerve cords, and being commonly divided into the Polyplacophora and the Aplacophora
amphineuran
-rən
noun
plural -s
amphineurous
¦⸗⸗¦⸗rəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from amphi- + -neura

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amphineura was in 1878

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“Amphineura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amphineura. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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