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Meaning of oligochaete

ol•i•go•chaete

Pronunciation: (ol'i-gō-kēt"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various annelids of the family Oligochaeta, including earthworms and certain small, freshwater species, having locomotory setae sunk directly in the body wall.
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