arrowworm

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noun ar·row·worm \-ˌwərm\

Definition of arrowworm

  1. :  any of a phylum (Chaetognatha) of small planktonic wormlike marine organisms having curved bristles on either side of the head for seizing prey

1859

First Known Use of arrowworm

1859


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