Neoligochaeta

plural noun Ne·oligochaeta \(¦)nē+\

Definition of Neoligochaeta

in some classifications

  1. :  a division of Oligochaeta comprising relatively large complex chiefly terrestrial worms that ordinarily reproduce only by sexual means (as those of the genera Lumbricus, Allolobophora, and Megascolex) — compare earthworm, megadrili, terricolae

neoligochaete

\"+\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of neoligochaeta

New Latin, from ne- + Oligochaeta


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