sea mouse(redirected from Aphrodita aculeata)
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Any of various large marine polychaete worms of the genus Aphrodite, especially A. aculeata, having a flattened elliptic body with overlapping scales covered by long hairs.
(Animals) any of several large polychaete worms of the genus Aphrodite and related genera, having a broad flattened body covered dorsally with a dense mat of iridescent hairlike chaetae
[C16: so called because of its appearance]
any large oval marine annelid worm of the genus Aphrodite covered with long bristles.
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|Noun||1.||sea mouse - any of several large worms having a broad flattened body with a mat of coarse hairs covering the back|