Meaning of feather-duster worm

feath'er-dust•er worm'

Pronunciation: (fe'ur dus"tur), [key]
  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
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