Arenicola

noun
Ar·​e·​nic·​o·​la | \ ˌarəˈnikələ \

Definition of Arenicola

: a genus of stout-bodied burrowing polychaete worms comprising the lugworms

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Other Words from Arenicola

arenicolid \ -​ələ̇d \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Arenicola

New Latin, from Latin hareni-, areni- (from harena, arena sand) + -cola inhabitant

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“Arenicola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arenicola. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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