[ ek-ee-yoor-id ]
/ ˌɛk iˈyʊər ɪd /
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any of various unsegmented marine worms of the phylum Echiura, comprising the spoonworms.
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Origin of echiurid
<New Latin Echiurida, variant of Echiura<Greek échi(s) viper + -oura neuter plural of -ouros -tailed (derivative of ourá tail); Cf. Echiurus a genus of the phylum; see -ida
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