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Meaning of ABRANCHIATA

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*bran`chi*a"ta\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. 'a priv. +
?, pl., the gills of fishes.] (Zo["o]l.)
A group of annelids, so called because the species composing
it have no special organs of respiration.

 

 

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