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A burrowing worm-like marine animal of shallow waters. Its body consists of a proboscis, a collar, and a long trunk with gill slits, and contains a structure resembling a notochord.
- ‘The cilia on the larvae of acorn worms capture algae.’
- ‘An acorn worm isn't much more than a thin, cylindrical bag with a head and collar resembling an acorn.’
- ‘These coils often seen on the sand have been processed by the acorn worm.’
- ‘Pterobranchs as very different from acorn worms; they form colonies in which the individuals are interconnected by stems, or stolons.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.