[ too-bik-uh-luhs, tyoo- ]
/ tuˈbɪk ə ləs, tyu- /
living in a self-constructed tube, as a marine worm.
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Example sentences from the Web for tubicolous
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.
British Dictionary definitions for tubicolous
/ (tjuːˈbɪkələs) /
(of certain invertebrate animals) living in a self-constructed tube