Origin of annelid
Examples from the Web for annelid
The actions of all animals below the annelid are mainly reflex or automatic, unconscious and involuntary.
He simply, therefore, substituted Arachnid for Annelid in the old theory.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
The abdomen of the insect is as clearly composed of distinct segments as the body of the annelid.
We have called it Cyclatella annelidicola, because of its residence in a Clymenian annelid.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
The study of the insect will show us clearly the advantages and defects of the annelid plan.
Word Origin for annelid
"segmented worm," 1834, from French annélide, source of the phylum name Annelida, coined in Modern Latin 1801 by French naturalist J.B.P. Lamarck (1744-1829), from annelés "ringed ones" (from Latin anulus "little ring," a diminutive of anus; see anus) + Greek eidos "form, shape" (see -oid).