chaetopod

[ kee-tuh-pod ]
/ ˈki təˌpɒd /

noun

any annelid of the class or group Chaetopoda, having the body composed of more or less similar segments with muscular processes bearing setae.

Origin of chaetopod

1860–65; < New Latin Chaetopoda; see chaeto-, -pod
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chaetopod
/ (ˈkiːtəˌpɒd) /

noun

any annelid worm of the classes Oligochaeta or PolychaetaSee oligochaete, polychaete

Word Origin for chaetopod

C19: from New Latin Chaetopoda; see chaeta, -pod
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