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feather-duster worm

[feth -er duhs-ter] /ˈfɛð ər ˌdʌs tər/
noun
1.
any tube-dwelling polychaete worm of the families Sabellidae and Serpulidae, the numerous species having a crown of feathery tentacles used in feeding and respiration.
Also called fan worm, feather worm.
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