\lˈɒftɪfˌa͡ɪ], \lˈɒftɪfˌa‍ɪ], \l_ˈɒ_f_t_ɪ_f_ˌaɪ]\
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1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language

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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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