clitellus

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n clitellus klĭ*tĕl"lŭs (Zoöl) A thickened glandular portion of the body of the adult earthworm, consisting of several united segments modified for reproductive purposes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n clitellus Same as clitellum.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., prob. fr. L. clitellae, a packsadle