plural noun

in some classifications
: a group of Oligochaeta that comprises slender elongated predominantly aquatic worms lacking a capillary network on the nephridium and that is nearly coextensive with Archioligochaeta compare megadrili

Word History


New Latin, from micr- + -drili (from Greek drilos earthworm)

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“Microdrili.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Microdrili. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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