mud-blister worm

noun

Definition of mud-blister worm

: a polychaete worm (Polydora ciliata) that lives in a mud-walled tube with which it lines U-shaped borings in chalky formations or in the shells of oysters on which it may be a destructive pest

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“Mud-blister worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mud-blister%20worm. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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