Origin: < ModL Turbellaria < L turbellae, a bustle, stir, dim. of turba, a crowd (see turbid), disturbance (from water currents caused by the cilia) + -an
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Origin: From New Latin Turbellāria, class name
Origin: , from Latin turbella, bustle
Origin: , diminutive of turba, turmoil (from the motion of their cilia in the water); see turbid.
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