Echiurus

noun
Ech·​i·​u·​rus | \ ˌekēˈyu̇rəs \

Definition of Echiurus

: a common genus (the type of the family Echiuridae) of echiuroid worms — compare echiuroidea

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History and Etymology for Echiurus

New Latin, from Greek echis viper + New Latin -urus

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“Echiurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Echiurus. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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