plural noun

: a division of Arthropoda that is treated as a subclass of Crustacea or made a separate class and comprises the trilobites

Word History


borrowed from New Latin, neuter plural formed from Trilobites, Latinization of French trilobite or German Trilobit trilobite

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

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