annelidan


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an·ne·lid

 (ăn′ə-lĭd)
n.
Any of various worms or wormlike animals of the phylum Annelida, characterized by an elongated, cylindrical, segmented body and including the earthworms and the leeches.

[From New Latin Annelida, phylum name, from French annelés, pl. past participle of anneler, to ring, from Old French anel, ring, from Latin ānellus, diminutive of ānus, ring.]

an·nel′i·dan (ə-nĕl′ĭ-dən) adj.
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Adj.1.annelidan - relating to or belonging to or characteristic of any worms of the phylum Annelidaannelidan - relating to or belonging to or characteristic of any worms of the phylum Annelida
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals