HyperDic: polychaeta

English > 1 sense of the word Polychaeta:
NOUNanimalPolychaeta, class Polychaetamarine annelid worms
English > Polychaeta: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningmarine annelid worms.
Synonymclass Polychaeta
Member ofAnnelida, phylum Annelidasegmented worms
MembersTerebellidae, family Terebellidaemarine burrowing or tube-forming polychete worms usually having long thick bodies
lugworm, lug, lobwormmarine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back
polychaete, polychete, polychaete worm, polychete wormchiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles
Broaderclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Spanishclase Polychaeta, poliquetos, Polychaeta

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