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lugworm

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noun lug·worm \ˈləg-ˌwərm\

Definition of lugworm

  1. :  any of a genus (Arenicola) of marine polychaete worms that have a row of tufted gills along each side of the back and are used for bait



Origin and Etymology of lugworm

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1802


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