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bone-eating snot flower worm

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  • n. A worm-like creature, Osedax mucofloris, that feeds on the carcasses of minke whales in the North Sea.

Etymologies

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A slight misunderstanding of the scientific name Osedax mucofloris, which actually means "snot-flower bone-eater", with mucofloris modifying Osedax rather than the other way around.

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