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Word History


English dialect eace, easse earthworm (from Middle English ees bait, carrion, from Old English ǣs) + English worm; akin to Old High German ās carrion, Latin esca food, bait, Lithuanian edesis food, Old English etan to eat

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“Eaceworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eaceworm. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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