Definition of echiuroid in English:

echiuroid

adjective & noun

Zoology
  • See Echiura

    • ‘Echiuroids also move by extending the proboscis, which takes hold of some fixed object, and, then contracting, draws the body forwards.’
    • ‘The oxygen consumption of the echiuroid BoneUia viridis has been investigated by means of a continuous-flow polarographic respirometer.’

Pronunciation

echiuroid

/ˈɛkɪjʊ(ə)ˌrɔɪd/