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polyclad

[ pol-ee-klad ]
/ ˈpɒl iˌklæd /
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noun
any free-swimming, marine flatworm of the order Polycladida, having a broad, flat body and a many-branched gastrovascular cavity.
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Origin of polyclad

1885–90; <New Latin Polycladus genus name <Greek polýklados many-branched. See poly-, clado-
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