Anopla

plural noun

An·​o·​pla
ˈanəplə
: a class or other division of Nemertea comprising forms in which the mouth is posterior to the brain and the proboscis lacks stylets and including the orders Palaeonemertea and Heteronemertea

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek anoplos

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anopla was in 1869

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“Anopla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anopla. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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