arrowworm definition

  • noun:
    • A transparent marine worm of the phylum Chaetognatha, present in plankton.
    • A peculiar transparent worm associated with genus Sagitta, residing at surface for the sea. See Sagitta.
    • An animal regarding the genus Sagitta (which see).
    • any worm regarding the Chaetognatha; transparent marine worm with horizontal lateral and caudal fins and a row of movable curved spines at each region of the lips
    • A transparent marine worm associated with the phylum Chaetognatha, found in plankton.
    • A peculiar transparent worm of this genus Sagitta, living at the area for the water. See Sagitta.
    • An animal of the genus Sagitta (which see).
    • any worm of Chaetognatha; clear marine worm with horizontal lateral and caudal fins and a row of movable curved spines at each and every region of the mouth

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