class Oligochaeta

noun
earthworms
Syn: ↑Oligochaeta
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Holonyms: ↑Annelida, ↑phylum Annelida
Member Meronyms:

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  • oligochaete — noun hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body • Syn: ↑oligochaete worm • Hypernyms: ↑annelid, ↑annelid worm, ↑segmented worm • Hyponyms: ↑earthworm …   Useful english dictionary

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  • oligochaete — [ ɒlɪgəki:t] noun Zoology an annelid worm of the class Oligochaeta, which includes the earthworms. Origin from mod. L. Oligochaeta, from oligo + Gk khaitē long hair (taken to mean bristle ), because they have fewer setae than polychaetes …   English new terms dictionary

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