Oligochaeta Definition

pronoun

A taxonomic subclass within the class Clitellata — the earthworms.

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Origin of Oligochaeta

  • From New Latin oligo (“few”), from Ancient Greek ὀλίγος (oligos, “few”) + New Latin chaeta (“hair, bristle”), from Ancient Greek χαίτη (chaitē, “hair”).

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