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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Origin and Etymology of mandibulata
New Latin Mandibulata, from mandibul- + -ata
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