Annulosa

plural noun

An·​nu·​lo·​sa
ˌanyəˈlōsə,
-ōzə
in some classifications
: a subkingdom of animals including forms with articulate bodies and a double ventral chain of ganglia and comprising the annelid worms and the arthropods
annulosan
-sᵊn
-zᵊn
noun
plural -s
annulose
ˈanyəˌlōs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin annulus ring + -osa (neuter plural of -osus) -ose

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Annulosa was in 1821

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“Annulosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Annulosa. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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