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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Annelida  \An*nel"i*da\,  n.  pl  [NL.  See  {Annelid}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  division  of  the  Articulata,  having  the  body  formed  of 
  numerous  rings  or  annular  segments,  and  without  jointed  legs. 
  The  principal  subdivisions  are  the  {Ch[ae]topoda},  including 
  the  {Oligoch[ae]ta}  or  earthworms  and  {Polych[ae]ta}  or 
  marine  worms;  and  the  {Hirudinea}  or  leeches.  See 
  {Ch[ae]topoda}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hirudinea  \Hir`u*din"e*a\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  L.  hirudo, 
  hirudinis  a  leech.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  Annelida,  including  the  leeches;  --  called  also 
  {Hirudinei}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hirudinea 
  n  :  hermaphroditic  aquatic  or  terrestrial  or  parasitic  annelids 
  [syn:  {Hirudinea},  {class  Hirudinea}] 




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