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peacock worm

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Definition of peacock worm in English:

noun

A colourful European fan worm of shallow waters.
  • Sabella pavonina, class Polychaeta
Example sentences
  • Scorpion fish, butterfish, scallops, prawns, peacock worms, cuttlefish and dragonets all go about their business among the many stationary species of aquatic life.
  • She rests between 5-50m of water, covered in plumose anemones, peacock worms and home to a large number of wrasse and pollack.
  • At the base of the cliff there are caves giving more shelter for some lobsters and peacock worms.

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