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Terebellidae

Definition:

a family of marine burrowing or tube-forming polychete worms usually having long thick bodies

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Terebellidae*
(* Terebellidae may be used in a singular or plural context)

Member of:

Polychaeta » Annelida » Animalia

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Terebellidae | spaghetti worms

a family of polychaete worms. They are surface deposit feeders, catching falling particles with numerous elongate prostomial tentacles splayed out on the sea floor. These tentacles, which are the most or only normally visible portion of the animal and... (39 of 349 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Terebellidae

Oxford Dictionary:

Polychaeta

Syllabification: (Pol·y·chae·ta) [zoology] | a class of marine annelid worms that comprises the bristle worms. (14 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Polychaeta

Polychaeta [zoology]

a class of marine annelid worms which comprises the bristle worms (11 of 42 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Polychaeta

Wiktionary:

Polychaeta

A taxonomic class within the phylum Annelida -- various polychete marine worms. (11 of 14 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Polychaeta

Encarta Dictionary:

polychaete | polychaetes [plural] | polychete: polychetes [plural] | polychetes [plural] | polychete | Polychaeta [member of]

an ocean worm with a segmented body and bristled fleshy appendages used in swimming. Class Polychaeta. (16 of 60 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861732673​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Terebellidae

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Terebellidae"

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