Dalyellia

noun
Dal·​yell·​ia | \ dalˈyelēə \

Definition of Dalyellia

: a common genus (the type of the nearly cosmopolitan family Dalyelliidae) of widely distributed rhabdocoel turbellarians with anterior mouth and large dilated pharynx

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History and Etymology for Dalyellia

New Latin, from John G. Dalyell †1851 Scottish naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Dalyellia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dalyellia. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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