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taxonomic synonym of annelida


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plural noun

in some classifications
: a major division of Invertebrata comprising bilaterally symmetrical animals with true metamerism and including the annelids, arthropods, and a few related forms

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of annulatus

Plural noun

New Latin, from Latin

First Known Use

Plural Noun

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Annulata was in 1819

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“Annulata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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