Meaning of echiuroid


Pronunciation: (ek"ē-yoor'oid), [key]
— n.
  1. any wormlike invertebrate of the phylum Echiuroidea, found in sand and mud of tropical and subtropical seas, having at the mouth a ciliated, often elongated prostomium.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the Echiuroidea.
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