Terricolae Ter*ric"o*l[ae], n. pl. [NL., fr. L. terra + colere to inhabit.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of annelids including the common earthworms and allied species. [1913 Webster]

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  • terricolae — ter·ric·o·lae …   English syllables

  • terricolae — teˈrikəˌlē, təˈr , ˌlī noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, plural of terricola earth dweller, from terri (from terra earth) + cola in some especially former classifications : a group of Oligochaeta …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Tipularĭae — Tipularĭae, so v.w. Mücken 2). T. terricŏlae, so v.w. die Gattung Tipula. T. fungicŏlae, die Familie der Schwammmücken …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Limicolae — noun term used in some classifications for migratory shorebirds; coextensive with the Charadrii • Syn: ↑suborder Limicolae • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Charadriiformes, ↑order Charadriiformes * * * līˈmikəˌl …   Useful english dictionary

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