oligochaete

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n oligochaete hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • oligochaete Belonging to or having the characteristics of the Oligochæta.
    • n oligochaete A worm of the order Oligochæta.
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Usage

In literature:

Gonads not so restricted in position as in Oligochaets, and often more abundant; the individuals usually unisexual.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
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