Enchytraeus

noun
En·​chy·​trae·​us | \-ēəs\

Definition of Enchytraeus 

: a genus of small white worms (family Enchytraeidae) comprising both terrestrial and aquatic forms, often found in sewage filters, and widely propagated as food for aquarium fishes

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History and Etymology for Enchytraeus

New Latin, from en- entry 2 + Greek chytraios of earthenware, from chytra earthen pot, from chein to pour

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