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tubeworm

[toob-wurm, tyoob-] /ˈtubˌwɜrm, ˈtyub-/
noun, Zoology
1.
any of various marine worms that produce and inhabit a tube, some being adapted to a hydrothermal vent environment.
Also, tube worm.
Origin of tubeworm
1925-1930
1925-30; tube + worm
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