fan worm


noun


Nearby words

  1. fan the flames,
  2. fan tracery,
  3. fan vault,
  4. fan vaulting,
  5. fan window,
  6. fan-tan,
  7. fana,
  8. fana test,
  9. fanagalo,
  10. fanakalo

Origin of fan worm

First recorded in 1850–55

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British Dictionary definitions for fan worm

fan worm

noun

any tube-dwelling polychaete worm of the family Sabellidae, having long tentacles that spread into a fan when the worm emerges from its tube
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