a polychaete worm, Eunice viridis, that lives in burrows among the coral reefs of several South Pacific islands, producing sperm or eggs in posterior segments that are cast off periodically in enormous numbers.
any of several polychaete worms of the family Eunicidae, esp Eunice viridis, of the S Pacific Ocean: reproductive segments are shed from the posterior end of the body when breeding
[puh-loh-muh] /pəˈloʊ mə/ noun 1. a female given name.
[pal-uh-mahr] /ˈpæl əˌmɑr/ noun 1. Mount, a mountain in S California, NE of San Diego: site of observatory. 6126 feet (1867 meters) high. /ˈpæləˌmɑː/ noun 1. Mount Palomar, a mountain in S California, northeast of San Diego: site of Mount Palomar Observatory, which has a large (200-inch) reflecting telescope. Height: 1871 m (6140 ft)
noun 1. an astronomical observatory situated on Palomar Mountain in S California, having a 200-inch (508-cm) reflecting telescope and a 48-inch (122-cm) Schmidt telescope.
[pal-uh-met-uh] /ˌpæl əˈmɛt ə/ noun 1. a pompano, Trachinotus goodei, of tropical and temperate Atlantic seas, having long, tapering fins. 2. any of several stromateid butterfishes.