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plural noun

in some especially former classifications
: a class or other group of Arthropoda comprising all or most of the arthropods with tracheal respiration


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taxonomic synonym of tracheophyta

Word History


Plural noun

New Latin, from neuter plural of tracheatus tracheate, from trache- + Latin -atus -ate

New Latin

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“Tracheata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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