Chaetopoda

plural noun

Chae·​top·​o·​da
kēˈtäpədə
in many classifications
: a major division (usually a class) of annelid worms containing the Polychaeta and Oligochaeta as subdivisions
chaetopodan
-dən
-dᵊn
adjective
chaetopodous
-dəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from chaet- + -poda

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“Chaetopoda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chaetopoda. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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