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Noun: polychete
  1. Chiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles
    - polychaete, polychaete worm, polychete worm

Derived forms: polychetes

Type of: annelid, annelid worm, segmented worm

Part of: class Polychaeta, Polychaeta