sipunculid

[ sahy-puhng-kyuh-lid ]
/ saɪˈpʌŋ kyə lɪd /

noun

an invertebrate of the phylum Sipuncula, comprising the peanut worms.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the sipunculids.

Nearby words

  1. sipper,
  2. sippet,
  3. sipple's syndrome,
  4. sippy cup,
  5. sips,
  6. siqueiros,
  7. siqueiros, david alfaro,
  8. sir,
  9. sir gawain and the green knight,
  10. sir roger de coverley

Origin of sipunculid

1885–90; originally a member of the family Sipunculidae < New Latin, equivalent to Sipuncul(us) a genus (Latin: variant of sīphunculus; see siphuncle) + -idae -id2

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