Abranchiata

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: abranchiata

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Abranchiata

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

External links[edit]

  • Abranchiata in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911