Mandibulata

plural noun
Man·​dib·​u·​la·​ta | \ manˌdibyəˈlätə, -lātə \

Definition of Mandibulata

in some classifications
: a subphylum or superclass of Arthropoda comprising arthropods with mandibles on the second postoral somite and usually preoral true antennae and including the crustaceans, myriopods, insects, and a few related forms — compare chelicerata , trilobita

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History and Etymology for Mandibulata

New Latin Mandibulata, from mandibul- + -ata

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“Mandibulata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mandibulata. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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