Echinoderes

noun

Ech·​i·​nod·​er·​es
-ˌrēz
: a genus (the type of the family Echinoderidae) of minute segmented spinous marine worms that is the first-known and best-known representative of the class Kinorhyncha

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from echin- + -deres (from Greek derē, deirē neck)

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“Echinoderes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Echinoderes. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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