oligochaete definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous annelid worms for the class Oligochaeta, such as the earthworms and a few little freshwater forms.
    • some of various hermaphroditic aquatic and terrestrial annelid worms, regarding the course Oligochaeta, which have single bristles over the human anatomy
    • any one of an order of hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids (such as the earthworms) having bristles borne singly along the length of the human body; an associate for the Oligochaeta.
    • A worm of the purchase Oligochæta.
    • hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly across the amount of the body
  • others:
    • Owned By or obtaining the qualities associated with Oligochæta.

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