Definition of sipunculoid in English:

sipunculoid

noun

Zoology
rare
  • An animal of the phylum or group Sipuncula (formerly Sipunculoidea or Sipunculoida), a peanut worm.

adjective

Zoology
rare
  • Of or relating to the phylum or group Sipuncula (formerly Sipunculoidea or Sipunculoida).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Louis Agassiz (1807–1873), zoologist and geologist. From Sipunculus + -oid, after scientific Latin Sipunculoidea.

Pronunciation

sipunculoid

/sʌɪˈpʌŋkjʊlɔɪd/