Definition of cylicostome
: any of several small nematode worms (family Strongylidae) infesting the digestive tract of horses and other equines —called also small strongyle — compare strongyle
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Origin and Etymology of cylicostome
New Latin Cylicostomum genus of worms, from Greek kylik-, kylix cup + New Latin -stomum; akin to Greek kalyx calix, bud — more at chalice
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