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enteropneust

[ en-tuh-ruhp-noost, -nyoost ]
/ ˈɛn tə rəpˌnust, -ˌnyust /
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noun

any of various invertebrate animals of the class Enteropneusta, comprising the acorn worms.

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Origin of enteropneust

<New Latin Enteropneusta, equivalent to Greek entero-entero- + -pneusta, neuter plural of pneustós breathed, verbid of pneîn to breathe
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