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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When To Use “A,” “An,” And “The”Articles are words that make it clear whether a noun refers to something specific or something general. The English language has only three articles: a, an, and the. This stanza from Emily Dickinson’s poem “A Bird Came Down the Walk” demonstrates the use of all three: A Bird came down the Walk— He did not know I saw— He bit an Angleworm in halves And …
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Origin of ribbon worm
First recorded in 1850–55
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another name for nemertean (def. 1)
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