What does annelid mean?

annelid meaning in General Dictionary

Of or related to the Annelida

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  • concerning or owned by or characteristic of any worms regarding the phylum Annelida
  • worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
  • Alt. of Annelidan

annelid meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"segmented worm," 1834, from French ann

annelid meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Alt. of Annelidan

Sentence Examples with the word annelid

The resemblances between the Crustacea and the Annelid worms, in such characters as the structure of the nervous system and the mode of growth of the somites, can hardly be ignored.

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