[too-bik-uh-luh s, tyoo-]
living in a self-constructed tube, as a marine worm.
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Some tubicolous worms have their tubes projecting above the surface.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
Vestlet, vest′let, n. a tubicolous sea-anemone of genus Cerianthus.
(of certain invertebrate animals) living in a self-constructed tube
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