furnished with or composed of rings: annulose animals.

Origin of annulose

From the New Latin word annulōsus, dating back to 1820–30. See annulus, -ose1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for annulose



(of earthworms, crustaceans, and similar animals) having a body formed of a series of rings; segmented

Word Origin for annulose

C19: from New Latin annulōsus; see annulus
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