HyperDic: polychaete_worm

English > 1 sense of the expression polychaete worm:
NOUNanimalpolychaete worm, polychaete, polychete, polychete wormchiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles
English > polychaete worm: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningchiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles.
Synonymspolychaete, polychete, polychete worm
Member ofPolychaeta, class Polychaetamarine annelid worms
NarrowerbloodwormA segmented marine worm with bright red body
lugworm, lug, lobwormmarine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back
sea mouseAny of several large worms having a broad flattened body with a mat of coarse hairs covering the back
Broaderannelid, annelid worm, segmented wormworms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
Spanishpoliqueto, polychaeta
Catalanpoliquet

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