brandling

noun

brand·​ling
ˈbran(d)liŋ,
-lə̇n
plural -s
1
: a small yellowish earthworm (Eisenia foetida) with brownish purple rings found in dunghills and used as bait by anglers
2
: a young salmon : parr

Word History

Etymology

brand entry 1 + -ling

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“Brandling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brandling. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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