Sedentaria

plural noun

Sed·​en·​tar·​ia
ˌsedᵊn‧ˈta(a)rēə
in some classifications
: a division of Polychaeta comprising sedentary usually tube-dwelling worms with reduced parapodia and sense organs and typically with highly developed filamentous anterior respiratory organs or gills compare errantia , sabellaria

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of sedentarius sedentary

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“Sedentaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sedentaria. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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