polygordius

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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

polygordius

  1. (zoology) A marine annelids of genus Polygordius, believed to be an ancient or ancestral type. It is remarkable for its simplicity of structure and want of parapodia. It is the type of the order Archiannelida, or Gymnotoma.

References[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for polygordius in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)