\dɛlpnˈɒsəfˌɪst], \dɛlpnˈɒsəfˌɪst], \d_ɛ_l_p_n_ˈɒ_s_ə_f_ˌɪ_s_t]\
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1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.

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  • A genus of small tapeworms birds and mammals. A genus of Cestoda or tapeworms. A cestode worm order Cyclophyllideae, family Hymenolepinidae, genus Hymenolepis. includes several genera, such as H. Diminuta, occasionally infesting children, and Nana, or the dwarf tapeworm of children. Flavopuncta. See Taenia flavopuncta, under tenia.
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