Definition of Palola viridis. Meaning of Palola viridis. Synonyms of Palola viridis

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Definition of Palola viridis

Palola viridis
Palola Pa*lo"la, n. [Fr. the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) An annelid (Palola viridis) which, at certain seasons of the year, swarms at the surface of the sea about some of the Pacific Islands, where it is collected for food.

Meaning of Palola viridis from wikipedia

- Palola viridis, commonly known as the palolo worm, Samoan palolo worm, wawo or nyale, is a Polychaeta species from the waters of some of the Pacific islands...
- February and March. The event focuses on catching the spawning parts of Palola viridis, which are known as nyale or wawo. In local legend, nyale are believed...
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