triclad

[ trahy-klad ]
/ ˈtraɪ klæd /

noun

a planarian.

Nearby words

  1. tricksome,
  2. trickster,
  3. tricksy,
  4. tricktrack,
  5. tricky,
  6. triclinic,
  7. triclinium,
  8. tricolette,
  9. tricolor,
  10. tricolor camera

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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