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earthworm

noun earth·worm \-ˌwərm\

: a long worm that lives in damp soil

Full Definition of EARTHWORM

:  a terrestrial annelid worm (class Oligochaeta); especially :  any of a family (Lumbricidae) of numerous widely distributed hermaphroditic worms that move through the soil by means of setae and feed on decaying organic matter

First Known Use of EARTHWORM

14th century

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