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

Derived forms: polychaetes

Type of: annelid, annelid worm, segmented worm

Part of: class Polychaeta, Polychaeta

Encyclopedia: Polychaete