abranchiata

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See also: Abranchiata

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, not) + βράγχια (branchia, gills) +‎ -ata

Adjective[edit]

abranchiata

  1. Used as a specific epithet; without gills.

Derived terms[edit]


English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, not) + βράγχια (branchia, gills) + -ata

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /eɪˈbɹæŋ.kiˌɑ.tə/, /eɪˈbɹæŋ.kiˌeɪ.tə/

Noun[edit]

abranchiata (uncountable)

  1. (zoology) An obsolete order of annelids, so called because the species composing it have no special organs of respiration.
  2. Any of a number of gill-less animals excluding Abranchia.