paddle worm

noun

any of a family of green-blue faintly iridescent active marine polychaete worms of the genus Phyllodoce, having paddle-shaped swimming lobes, found under stones on the shore

Nearby words

  1. paddle box,
  2. paddle one's own canoe,
  3. paddle steamer,
  4. paddle tennis,
  5. paddle wheel,
  6. paddle-wheel,
  7. paddleball,
  8. paddleboard,
  9. paddleboat,
  10. paddlefish

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