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triclad

[ trahy-klad ]
/ ˈtraɪ klæd /
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noun
a planarian.
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Origin of triclad

First recorded in 1885–90, triclad is from the New Latin word Tricladida name of the order of flatworms including planarians. See tri-, clad-, -ida
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