[hir-oo-din-ee-uh n] /ˌhɪr ʊˈdɪn i ən/
any annelid worm of the class , comprising the leeches.
belonging or pertaining to the .
Hirudo Hi·ru·do (hĭ-rōō’dō) n. A genus of leeches that includes the species most commonly used in medicine.
[hi-rood-n-oid] /hɪˈrud nˌɔɪd/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a leech.
[hi-ruhn-din, -dahyn] /hɪˈrʌn dɪn, -daɪn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling the swallow. /hɪˈrʌndɪn; -daɪn/ adjective 1. of or resembling a swallow 2. belonging to the bird family Hirundinidae, which includes swallows and martins
[hiz; unstressed iz] /hɪz; unstressed ɪz/ pronoun 1. the possessive form of 1. (used as an attributive or predicative adjective): His coat is the brown one. This brown coat is his. Do you mind his speaking first? 2. that or those belonging to him: His was the cleverest remark of all. I borrowed a tie […]