Definition of Terebella
: a genus of tube-forming marine polychaete worms with horseshoe-shaped preoral lobe, many filamentous tentacles, several pairs of segmental gills, and reduced parapodia that is type of a family Terebellidae of nearly cosmopolitan distribution
terebellidadjective or noun
terebelloid\-ˌlȯid\ adjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of terebella
New Latin, from diminutive of Latin terebra borer, gimlet
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