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sipunculid

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

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

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the sipunculids.

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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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