Annelidan
Annelid An`ne*lid, Annelidan An*nel"i*dan, a. [F. ann['e]lide, fr. anneler to arrange in rings, OF. anel a ring, fr. L. anellus a ring, dim. of annulus a ring.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Annelida. -- n. One of the Annelida. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • annelidan — adjective or noun see annelid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • annelidan — adjective Of or pertaining to the annelids …   Wiktionary

  • annelidan — an·nel·i·dan …   English syllables

  • annelidan — adj. & n. adj. of the annelids. n. an annelid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Annelid — An ne*lid, Annelidan An*nel i*dan, a. [F. ann[ e]lide, fr. anneler to arrange in rings, OF. anel a ring, fr. L. anellus a ring, dim. of annulus a ring.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Annelida. n. One of the Annelida. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • annelid — noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin anellus little ring more at annulet Date: 1834 any of a phylum (Annelida) of usually elongated segmented coelomate invertebrates (as earthworms and leeches) • annelid adjective • annelidan adjective or noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • annelid — /an l id/, n. 1. any segmented worm of the phylum Annelida, including the earthworms, leeches, and various marine forms. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Annelida. Also, annelidan /euh nel i dn/. [1825 35; see ANNELIDA] * * * Any member of… …   Universalium

  • lobopod — ▪ animal       collective name for two phyla of animals: Onychophora (velvet worm) and Tardigrada (tardigrade). Phyla Onychophora and Tardigrada have long been considered separate from their close arthropod relatives. Both groups have similar… …   Universalium

  • annelid — [ anəlɪd] noun Zoology a segmented worm of the phylum Annelida, which includes earthworms, lugworms, ragworms, and leeches. Derivatives annelidan noun & adjective Origin from mod. L. Annelida, from Fr. (animaux) annelés ringed (animals) , from… …   English new terms dictionary

  • annelid —   a.,n. worm; composed of annular segments. annelidan, a. & n. anneloid, a. & n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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