chaetognathan
chaetognathan chaetognathan adj. of or pertaining to the Chaetognatha. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • chaetognathan — chae·tog·na·than …   English syllables

  • chaetognathan — adjective of or relating to arrowworms • Syn: ↑chaetognathous • Pertains to noun: ↑Chaetognatha (for: ↑chaetognathous), ↑Chaetognatha • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chaetognathous — adjective of or relating to arrowworms • Syn: ↑chaetognathan • Pertains to noun: ↑Chaetognatha, ↑Chaetognatha (for: ↑chaetognathan) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chaetognath — /kee tog nath , teuhg /, n. 1. any animal of the phylum Chaetognatha, comprising the arrowworms. adj. 2. Also, chaetognathan /kee tog neuh theuhn/, chaetognathous. belonging or pertaining to the Chaetognatha. [1885 90; < NL Chaetognatha, neut. pl …   Universalium

  • chaetognath — n. any dart shaped worm of the phylum Chaetognatha, usu. living among marine plankton, and having a head with external thorny teeth. Etymology: mod.L Chaetognatha f. Gk khaite long hair + gnathos jaw * * * noun any worm of the Chaetognatha;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chaetognatha — noun arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms • Syn: ↑phylum Chaetognatha • Derivationally related forms: ↑chaetognathous, ↑chaetognathan • Hypernyms: ↑phylum • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • phylum Chaetognatha — noun arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms • Syn: ↑Chaetognatha • Derivationally related forms: ↑chaetognathous (for: ↑Chaetognatha), ↑chaetognathan (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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