onychophoran

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noun on·y·choph·o·ran \ˌä-ni-ˈkä-fə-rən\

Definition of onychophoran

onychophoran

adjective

Origin and Etymology of onychophoran

New Latin Onychophora, group name, from Greek onych-, onyx claw + -phoros -phore


First Known Use: circa 1890


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