Ricinulei

plural noun
Ric·​i·​nu·​lei | \ ˌrisᵊnˈ(y)ülēˌī \

Definition of Ricinulei

: a small order of Arachnida comprising living and fossil forms with an oval hard body bearing a large movable hood that folds down in front over the mouthparts

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Other Words from Ricinulei

ricinuleid \ -​ēə̇d \ noun or adjective

History and Etymology for Ricinulei

New Latin, plural diminutive of Latin ricinus tick

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“Ricinulei.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ricinulei. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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