One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of, relating to, or belonging to a group (now the order Oligotrichida) of ciliate protozoans characterized by conspicuous cilia in the mouth region and (usually) a lack of body cilia.
A protozoan of this group.
1930s; earliest use found in Quarterly Review of Biology. After scientific Latin Oligotricha; compare Oligotrichina, Oligotrichida.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.