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or tube worm

[toob-wurm, tyoob-]
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noun Zoology.
  1. any of various marine worms that produce and inhabit a tube, some being adapted to a hydrothermal vent environment.
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Origin of tubeworm

First recorded in 1925–30; tube + worm
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