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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. hermaphroditic aquatic or terrestrial or parasitic annelids;
[syn: Hirudinea, class Hirudinea]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hirudinea \Hir`u*din"e*a\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. hirudo, hirudinis, a leech.] (Zool.) An order of Annelida, including the leeches; -- called also Hirudinei. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Annelida \An*nel"i*da\, n. pl. [NL. See Annelid.] (Zool.) A division of the Articulata, having the body formed of numerous rings or annular segments, and without jointed legs. The principal subdivisions are the Ch[ae]topoda, including the Oligoch[ae]ta or earthworms and Polych[ae]ta or marine worms; and the Hirudinea or leeches. See Ch[ae]topoda. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Hirudinea n 1: hermaphroditic aquatic or terrestrial or parasitic annelids [syn: Hirudinea, class Hirudinea]