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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An animal of the genus Sagitta (which see).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A peculiar transparent worm of the genus Sagitta, living at the surface of the sea. See Sagitta.

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  • noun zoology A transparent marine worm of the phylum Chaetognatha, found in plankton.

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  • noun any worm of the Chaetognatha; transparent marine worm with horizontal lateral and caudal fins and a row of movable curved spines at each side of the mouth

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