from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology, a worm-like animal belonging to the group Enteropneusta.

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  • noun zoology Any member of the Enteropneusta; an acorn worm.


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  • The newly discovered invertebrate (a member of the family "enteropneust") is just one of the amazing species discovered during a recent international deep sea expedition as reported by British newspaper Telegraph.

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  • This is an enteropneust, otherwise known as an acorn worm.

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