agnostid

adjective

ag·​nos·​tid
ag-ˈnä-stəd
: of or belonging to the genus Agnostus

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin Agnostida, order name, or Agnostidae, family name, from Agnostus agnostus + -ida, -idae -ida , -idae

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agnostid was in 1919

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“Agnostid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agnostid. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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