polynoid

adjective
pol·​y·​noid | \ ˈpäləˌnȯid, pəˈlinəwə̇d \

Definition of polynoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Polynoidae

polynoid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of polynoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a worm of the family Polynoidae : scale worm

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“Polynoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polynoid. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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