Palaeonemertea

plural noun

Palaeo·​nemertea
: 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
palaeonemertean
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adjective or noun

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pale- + Nemertea

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“Palaeonemertea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palaeonemertea. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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