plural noun Ter·ric·o·lae \teˈrikəˌlē, təˈr-, -ˌlī\

Definition of Terricolae

in some especially former classifications

  1. :  a group of Oligochaeta comprising mainly the more terrestrial oligochaete worms — compare limicolae, neoligochaeta

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Origin and Etymology of terricolae

New Latin, from Latin, plural of terricola earth dweller, from terri- (from terra earth) + -cola

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capable of being understood in two ways

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