genus Sagitta

noun
chief genus of Chaetognatha including the largest arrowworms
Hypernyms: ↑worm genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Chaetognatha, ↑phylum Chaetognatha
Member Meronyms: ↑sagitta

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  • sagitta — noun any arrowworm of the genus Sagitta • Hypernyms: ↑arrowworm, ↑chaetognath • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Sagitta …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sagitta — Sa*git ta, n. [L., an arrow.] 1. (Astron.) A small constellation north of Aquila; the Arrow. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) The keystone of an arch. [R.] Gwilt. [1913 Webster] 3. (Geom.) The distance from a point in a curve to the chord; also, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • worm genus — noun a genus of worms • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Sagitta, ↑genus Spadella, ↑Fasciola, ↑genus Fasciola, ↑Fasciolopsis, ↑genus Fasciolopsis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myxodagnus sagitta — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinop …   Wikipedia

  • Gobioides sagitta —   Gobioides sagitta Clasificación científica Reino …   Wikipedia Español

  • Partula sagitta — Taxobox name = Partula sagitta status = EX | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Stylommatophora familia = Partulidae genus = Partula species = P. sagitta binomial = Partula sagitta binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Partula (genus) — Taxobox name = Partula image width = 230px image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Pulmonata subordo = Eupulmonata infraordo = Stylommatophora superfamilia = Partuloidea familia = Partulidae genus = Partula …   Wikipedia

  • Emilia sagitta — noun tropical Asiatic annual cultivated for its small tassel shaped heads of scarlet flowers • Syn: ↑tassel flower • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Emilia, ↑genus Emilia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arrowworm — Ar row*worm , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A peculiar transparent worm of the genus {Sagitta}, living at the surface of the sea. See {Sagitta}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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