Spio

noun \ˈspī(ˌ)ō\

Definition of Spio

  1. :  a widely distributed genus (the type of the family Spionidae) of small burrowing marine polychaete worms without tentacles or palps but with enlarged dorsal cirri acting as gills

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Origin and Etymology of spio

New Latin Spion-, Spio, perhaps from Latin Spio, one of the Nereids, from Greek Speiō


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