Hyperotreta

plural noun
Hy·per·o·tre·ta | \ ˌhīpərōˈtrētə \

Definition of Hyperotreta 

: an order of Cyclostomi including the hagfishes as distinguished from the lampreys — compare hyperoartia

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History and Etymology for Hyperotreta

New Latin, from Greek hyperōia palate (from feminine of hyperōios upper) + New Latin -treta (from Greek trētos perforated, from tetrainein to perforate, pierce)

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