Annelida

Annelida

[uh-nel-i-duh]
noun
the phylum comprising the annelids.

Origin:
1825–35; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to annel- (< French annelés literally, ringed ones, plural past participle of anneler to ring, derivative of Old French an(n)el ring < Latin ānellus, diminutive of ānus ring, anus) + -ida -id2

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