/kee"teuh pod'/, n.
any annelid of the class or group Chaetopoda, having the body composed of more or less similar segments with muscular processes bearing setae.
[1860-65; < NL Chaetopoda; see CHAETO-, -POD]

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  • Chaetopod — Ch[ae] to*pod, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Pertaining to the Ch[ae]topoda. n. One of the Ch[ae]topoda. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chaetopod — [kēt′ə päd΄] n. [ CHAETO + POD] Zool. any of a former class (Chaetopoda) of annelids, including the earthworms and leeches …   English World dictionary

  • chaetopod — chae·to·pod …   English syllables

  • chaetopod — /ˈkitəpɒd/ (say keetuhpod) noun any of the Chaetopoda, a superclass or group of annelids having the body made up of more or less similar segments provided with muscular processes bearing setae …   Australian English dictionary

  • chaetopod — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • chaeta — /kee teuh/, n., pl. chaetae / tee/. Zool. a bristle or seta, esp. of a chaetopod. [ < NL < Gk chaíte long hair] * * * …   Universalium

  • chaeto- — a word element meaning hair , as in chaetopod. Also, (before vowels), chaet . {combining form representing Greek chaitē} …   Australian English dictionary

  • chaeto- — [kēt′ō, kēt′ə] [< Gr chaitē, hair: see CHAETA] combining form hair or bristles [chaetopod]: see also SETI : also, before a vowel, chaet …   English World dictionary

  • chetopod — variant of chaetopod * * * chetopod var. chætopod a …   Useful english dictionary

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