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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a free-swimming larva with a flattened, solid body

    It was afterwards shown that this planula (found in several sponges, etc.) was a later evolution from the gastrula.

    Submitted by Inam from Turkey on 11/12/2016

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a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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