Gephyrea

plural noun
Ge·​phyr·​ea | \ jəˈfirēə, ˌjefəˈrēə \

Definition of Gephyrea

: a probably artificial group of marine worms variously regarded as a phylum or as a class of Annelida, including Echiuroidea, Sipunculoidea, and Priapuloidea, and comprising worms that are unsegmented as adults and have coeloms and separate sexes and typically a single pair of nephridia

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Other Words from Gephyrea

gephyrean \ jəˈfirēən , ¦jefə¦rēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Gephyrea

New Latin, from Greek gephyra bridge; perhaps akin to Armenian kamurj bridge

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“Gephyrea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gephyrea. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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