: a genus (the type of the family Stylochidae) of large polyclad flatworms with an oval flat body, short tentacles, and pharynx with several accessory lobes

Word History


New Latin, from styl- entry 2 + Greek ochos one that holds, from echein to have, hold

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“Stylochus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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