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chaetognatha


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chaetognatha  \Ch[ae]*tog"na*tha\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  from  Gr  ?  hair  + 
  ?  jaw.]  (Zo["o]l) 
  An  order  of  free-swimming  marine  worms,  of  which  the  genus 
  {Sagitta}  is  the  type  They  have  groups  of  curved  spines  on 
  each  side  of  the  head. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Chaetognatha 
  n  :  arrowworms:  a  group  of  small  active  transparent  marine  worms 
  [syn:  {Chaetognatha},  {phylum  Chaetognatha}] 




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