plural noun En·op·la \eˈnäplə\

Definition of Enopla

  1. :  a class or other division of Nemertea including the orders Hoplonemertea and Bdellonemertea and comprising nemertine worms in which the mouth is anterior to the brain and the proboscis is armed with one or more stylets

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Origin and Etymology of enopla

New Latin, from Greek, neuter plural of enoplos armed, from en- 2en- + -hoplos (from hoplon tool, weapon) — more at hoplite

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a trip made at another's expense

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