Definitions for oligochaeteˈɒl ɪ goʊˌkit

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ol•i•go•chaeteˈɒl ɪ goʊˌkit(n.)

  1. any of various annelids of the class Oligochaeta, including the earthworms, having no external sensory organs or appendages and relatively few locomotory bristles.

    Category: Invertebrates

Origin of oligochaete:

1875–80; < NL Oligochaeta; see oligo -, chaeta


Princeton's WordNet

  1. oligochaete, oligochaete worm(noun)

    hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body


  1. oligochaete(Noun)

    any of various hermaphroditic aquatic and terrestrial annelid worms, of the class Oligochaeta, that have single bristles along the body


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