Share this entry

Share this page

Australian flatworm

Line breaks: Aus|tra¦lian flat|worm

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of Australian flatworm in English:

noun

An orange or yellow terrestrial flatworm up to 8 cm in length, accidentally introduced from Australia to Britain where it is destroying earthworm populations.
  • Coenoplana alba, order Tricladida, class Turbellaria

Definition of Australian flatworm in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtərpsikəˈrēən
adjective
of or relating to dancing