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vinegar eel

noun

Definition of VINEGAR EEL

:  a minute free-living nematode worm (Turbatrix aceti) often found in great numbers in acidic vegetable or vegetable-derived fermenting matter (as unpasteurized vinegar)

First Known Use of VINEGAR EEL

circa 1839

vinegar eel

noun \-ˈēl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VINEGAR EEL

:  a minute free-living nematode worm of the genus Turbatrix (T. aceti) often found in great numbers in acidic vegetable or vegetable-derived fermenting matter (as unpasteurized vinegar)

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