Annulata

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Annulata (Zoöl) A class of articulate animals, nearly equivalent to Annelida, including the marine annelids, earthworms, Gephyrea, Gymnotoma, leeches, etc. See Annelida.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • annulata A synonym of Annelides, Annelida, Annellata, Annulosa, and Amphisbœnoida.
    • annulata In Gegenbaur's system of classification, a prime division of Vermes, divided into two main groups, Hirudinea (leeches) and Annelides, the latter comprising the two groups of the Oligochœta and the Chœtopoda.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Neut. pl., fr. L. annulatus, ringed