Meaning of ANNELID in English


Pronunciation: ' a-n ə - ˌ lid

Function: noun

Etymology: ultimately from Latin anellus little ring ― more at ANNULET

Date: 1834

: any of a phylum (Annelida) of usually elongated segmented coelomate invertebrates (as earthworms and leeches)

– annelid adjective

– an · nel · i · dan \ ə - ' ne-l ə -d ə n, a- \ adjective or noun

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.