pa·​lo·​lo | \ pəˈlō(ˌ)lō\
variants: or palolo worm or less commonly bololo \ bə-​ \
plural -s

Definition of palolo

: a eunicid worm (Eunice viridis) that burrows in the coral reefs of various Pacific islands and swarms in vast numbers at the surface of the sea for breeding a little before the last quarter of the moon in October and November when they are gathered as highly esteemed food

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History and Etymology for palolo

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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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