Definition of Tubicole

1. n. One of the Tubicolæ.



Definition of Tubicole

1. Noun. (zoology) Any member of the Tubicolae. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tubicole

1. inhabiting a tube [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tubicole

1. One of the Tubicolae. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubicole

tubeshoulder
tubeshoulders
tubewell
tubework
tubeworks
tubeworm
tubeworms
tubfast
tubfasts
tubfish
tubfishes
tubful
tubfuls
tubicolae
tubicolar
tubicole (current term)
tubicoles
tubicolous
tubifex
tubifexes
tubificid
tubificids
tubiform
tubing
tubings
tubipora
tubipore
tubipores

Literary usage of Tubicole

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1833)
"... and by the Insects, which will complete the fourth. The class Annelida is divided into three orders. 1. tubicole, or those that inhabit hollow tubes. 2. ..."

2. Ceylon: An Account of the Island Physical, Historical and Topographical by James Emerson Tennent (1859)
"... which afford convenient basins for examining them, would lead to the belief that the marine species are not numerous; tubicole genera, as well as some ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1851)
"[JUDGMENT, PCS] SEPTA'RIA, a genus of acephalous mollusks, belonging to the family tubicole'es in the arrangement of Lamarck, who denned the shell ..."

4. The Sea and Its Living Wonders by Georg Hartwig (1892)
"... and hide themselves in their stony dwellings, where, undei cover of the protecting lid, they bid defiance to their enemies. Not all the tubicole ..."

5. Natural History: Or, Second Division of "The English Encyclopedia" edited by Charles Knight (1866)
"... by Lamarck in the fifth volume of the ' Histoire Naturelle des Animaux sans Vertebres,' published in 1818, and arranged by him under his tubicole'es, ..."

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