from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Inhabiting a tube or tubular structure: a tubicolous marine worm.

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  • adj. Inhabiting a tube.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inhabiting a tube.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, inhabiting a tube; tubicole; tubicolar; spinning a tubular web, as a spider; secreting a tubular case, as an annelid or a rotifer; having a tubular or fistulous shell, as a mollusk. See Tubicolæ, tube-shell, and cuts under Protula and Serpula.


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