clam worm

noun

: any of several large burrowing polychaete worms (such as a nereid) often used as bait

Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clam worm was in 1885

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“Clam worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clam%20worm. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

clam worm

noun
: any of several large burrowing marine worms related to the earthworms and often used as bait

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