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tubificid

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noun tu·bi·fi·cid \tü-ˈbi-fə-səd, tyü-; ˌt(y)ü-bə-ˈfi-səd\

Definition of tubificid

  1. :  any of a family (Tubificidae) of aquatic oligochaetes including the tubifex worms

tubificid adjective


Origin of tubificid

New Latin Tubificidae, from Tubific-, Tubifex


First Known Use: 1950


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