phylum Chaetognatha

noun
arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms
Syn: ↑Chaetognatha
Derivationally related forms: ↑chaetognathous (for: ↑Chaetognatha), ↑chaetognathan (for: ↑Chaetognatha)
Hypernyms: ↑phylum
Member Holonyms: ↑Animalia, ↑kingdom Animalia, ↑animal kingdom
Member Meronyms: ↑arrowworm, ↑chaetognath, ↑genus Sagitta, ↑genus Spadella

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  • chaetognath — n. any dart shaped worm of the phylum Chaetognatha, usu. living among marine plankton, and having a head with external thorny teeth. Etymology: mod.L Chaetognatha f. Gk khaite long hair + gnathos jaw * * * noun any worm of the Chaetognatha;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrowworm — noun any worm of the Chaetognatha; transparent marine worm with horizontal lateral and caudal fins and a row of movable curved spines at each side of the mouth • Syn: ↑chaetognath • Hypernyms: ↑worm • Hyponyms: ↑sagitta • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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