\ɹˈɛnfi͡əs], \ɹˈɛnfi‍əs], \ɹ_ˈɛ_n_f_iə_s]\
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  • ren-f[=e]rs', v.t. (Spens.) to reinforce.--pa.p. RENFORST'.
1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Davidson

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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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