Lineus

noun

Lin·​e·​us
ˈlinēəs
: a genus of long slender nemertine worms (order Heteronemertea) sometimes attaining an extended length of 75 feet

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, perhaps irregular from Latin linea line (cord)

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“Lineus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lineus. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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