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Annelida

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

Origin of Annelida

1825–35; < New 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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