ribbon worm


noun

any of various slender, unsegmented marine worms of the phylum Nemertea, being able to contract and stretch to an extreme extent.

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Origin of ribbon worm

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for ribbon worm

ribbon worm

noun

another name for nemertean (def. 1)
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