dung worm

noun

Definition of dung worm

1 : any of certain earthworms living in dung heaps especially : a common pink worm (Eisenia foetida) sometimes used as bait
2 : an insect larva (as of a two-winged fly) that develops in dung

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“Dung worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dung%20worm. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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