Tubicolous
Tubicolous Tu*bic"o*lous, a. [See {Tubicol[ae]}.] (Zo["o]l.) Inhabiting a tube; as, tubicolous worms. [1913 Webster]

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  • tubicolous — tu·bic·o·lous (to͞o bĭkʹyə ləs, tyo͞o ) adj. Inhabiting a tube or tubular structure: a tubicolous marine worm. * * * …   Universalium

  • tubicolous — adj. [L. tubus, tube; colere, to dwell] Inhabiting a tube; a tubular spider web …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tubicolous — [tju: bɪkələs] adjective Zoology (of a marine worm) living in a tube …   English new terms dictionary

  • tubicolous — tu·bic·o·lous …   English syllables

  • tubicolous —   a. spinning a tubular web; living in a self constructed tube …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • tubicole — adjective see tubicolous 1 * * * tubˈicole noun A tubicolous animal or plant (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑tube …   Useful english dictionary

  • anchor ring — Torus To rus (t[=o] r[u^]s), n.; pl. {Tori} (t[=o] r[imac]). [L., a round, swelling, or bulging place, an elevation. Cf. 3d {Tore}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A large molding used in the bases of columns. Its profile is semicircular. See Illust.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabella — Sa*bel la, n. [NL., fr. L. sabulum gravel.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of tubicolous annelids having a circle of plumose gills around the head. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serpula — Ser pu*la, n.; pl. {Serpul[ae]}, E. {Serpulas}. [L., a little snake. See {Serpent}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of tubicolous annelids of the genus {Serpula} and allied genera of the family {Serpulid[ae]}. They secrete a calcareous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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