rock-boring isopod

noun

: a marine isopod (Sphaeroma pentodon) of the Pacific Coast of North America that burrows into stone or wood by biting off pieces with its powerful mandibles

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“Rock-boring isopod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock-boring%20isopod. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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