HyperDic: proboscis_worm

English > 1 sense of the expression proboscis worm:
NOUNanimalproboscis worm, ribbon worm, nemertean, nemertinesoft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
English > proboscis worm: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningSoft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract.
Synonymsribbon worm, nemertean, nemertine
Member ofNemertea, phylum Nemertea, Nemertina, phylum Nemertinaproboscis worms
BroaderwormAny of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla ... / phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes
Spanishnemertean, nemertine, nemertino
Catalannemertean, nemertí

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