from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The typical genus of Sabellidæ, containing large tubicolous cephalobranchiate marine annelids or sea-worms, with feathery or fan-like gills of remarkable delicacy and brilliancy, and greenish blood. See cut under
- noun [lowercase] A worm of this genus, or any member of the Sabellidæ: as, the fan-sabella, S. penicillus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A genus of tubicolous annelids having a circle of plumose gills around the head.
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- noun A seaworm of the genus
Sabella, around 25 cm long, which lives in tubesthat it builds itself.
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From Latin sabulum ("sand").
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