follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

Hirudinea

[hir-oo-din-ee-uh] /ˌhɪr ʊˈdɪn i ə/
noun
1.
the class comprising the leeches.
Origin
< New Latin; see hirudinean
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Hirudinea in Medicine

Hirudinea Hir·u·din·e·a (hēr'ə-dĭn'ē-ə, -yə-)
n.
A class of worms, comprising the leeches that feed on blood and tissue exudates of vertebrates.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Hirudinea

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Hirudinea

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hirudinea