plural noun

: an order of nemertean worms (class Anopla) that have two layers of body-wall musculature, a proboscis without a stylet, and a brain that is not divided into lobes
adjective or noun

Word History


New Latin, from pale- + Nemertea

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“Palaeonemertea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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